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Dog Bite Lawyer

Speaking to our highly experienced dog bite attorneys at Montevideo Law, PC, dba Dog Bite Law Group, could help you receive the medical treatment and compensation you have been seeking after an injury. We are located locally in San Diego, California. It is important to discuss your legal actions with us so you know the proper action that needs to be taken after a dog bite injury.

Our San Diego dog bite lawyer can help you with your injury claim

People are injured on a daily basis as a result of a dog getting out of control. Did you know that around 1,000 people are attacked by dogs daily?. The Center for Disease Control stated that approximately 4.5 million dog bites occur in the US each year in 2019 and almost 800,000 of those result in the need for medical care. This happens often and is no joke. If you or your loved ones have been injured in a dog bite attack, chances are you are entitled to compensation. An expert San Diego dog bite lawyer can help.

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Secure damages you have suffered by seeking help from an accomplished dog bite attorney. When you suffer from a dog bite injury, there are ofter times significant medical bills and other expenses that lead to loss of wages. This can become a heavy burden and cause extreme financial damage. With our San Diego dog bite lawyer, you can recover the compensation you rightfully deserve

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Medical care should be the first thing one thinks about directly after a dog bite injury. Serious infections can be a result of a dog not being up to date on his vaccinations. A doctor should inspect the injuries right away to determine the severity of the injuries and give the all-clear. Furthermore, you should seek legal help right afterward. You can learn about compensation and your legal rights by consulting with a skilled dog bite attorney after suffering an injury. The initial consultation is free, so our firm can give you an in-depth case review without concern for cost.

Visit our resource page if you need to report a dog bite attack in San Diego.

What To Do After a Dog Bite

These are the first three things you need to do immediately after a dog bite attack.


Get Medical Treatment Immediately

Your health is the most important thing. Be sure to get access to the best doctors and treatment right away.

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Collect all the necessary evidence

Immediately preserve the evidence you’ll need to prove what happened to you: contact info, photos, insurance information and reports.

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Do your homework on your legal rights. Call an attorney.

Call attorney John Montevideo. Discuss your case with him directly, not an intake person or paralegal.

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I started this firm to help people. You’ve found us for a reason, we will help you. It seems dark right now, but I promise you there is light at the end of the tunnel. We're in this together.

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John Michael Montevideo

John Michael Montevideo works tirelessly to help people like you. His practice is dedicated to carefully reviewing his clients’ stories and seeking to bring fulfill the justices wronging them. He is the Senior Trial Attorney and Founder of the Dog Bite Law Group.

Taking Immediate Legal Action

When an individual has experienced a dog bite and as a result, suffered harm, John Michael's practice promptly and efficiently protects their rights.

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We Can Help Build Your Case If You Have Been Hurt

California follows a strict liability principle. So regardless of whether the dog had a history of aggressive behavior or biting, the dog owner should be held responsible for the injuries you have suffered. Even if the dog owner never knew that the dog could be aggressive or never had an episode of viciousness brought to their attention, they are held responsible. In these circumstances, you can recover damages that are entitled to you by law.

Engaging in a skilled San Diego County dog bite lawyer to help build your case, however, is necessary since damages and compensation are not awarded automatically.

    Your lawyer will need to retain the services of experts who will help establish important facts vital to your case such as the severity of your injury, ownership of the dog, the identity of the dog, its link to your injury, negligence on the part of the owner and negligent entrustment to an unfit handler are something your lawyer will seek from other experts.

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If you want a successful conclusion to your case, the vitality of proof to the facts above is of utmost importance. Our skilled dog bite lawyer is aware of what to look for and will work endlessly to establish these facts from the first meeting. Those injured from dog bites are permitted to receive compensation for the harm they have suffered. In the case of a dog injury, you may be entitled to recover damages covering the areas such as pain and suffering, lifestyle changes and permanent disfigurement or scarring, past medical expenses, future or long-term medical costs, lost wages, or out of pocket expenses.

This is a joint effort. There are no fees unless we win.

By hiring the Dog Bite Law Group and we don’t recover money for you on your case, you owe us absolutely nothing. You may ask, “Do I owe any money if my case doesn’t recover anything?” Certainly not. We operate on a contingency fee when you retain us. This means we get a percentage of the recovery that we get for you with our legal work. If no recovery is made, then there is no fee and you don't pay a penny.

Gain Peace of Mind And Protect Yourself: Give Us A Call

Reach out to our experienced and dedicated California dog bite lawyers for help right away. Call (619) 349-7373 for a free consultation. We look forward to speaking with you.

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