Rhode Island Dog Bite Lawyer
Helping Dog Attack Victims & Their Families
If you or someone you love was the victim of a dog attack, you can look to Sands Law Offices for support and legal counsel in this difficult time. An incident such as this can be truly terrifying and can lead to serious injuries, scars, and even disfigurement.
A legal professional can help you pursue the financial compensation you need for medical treatment, ongoing care, emotional trauma, and lost earnings. With more than two decades in practice and a true passion for helping people, Warwick dog bite Attorney Rich Sands may be just the person to handle your claim.
Find out what our firm can do to help you by calling (401) 921-4905. Your consultation is free and private.
Rhode Island Dog Bite Laws
Rhode Island is a strict liability state, meaning that dog owners can be held responsible for any injuries inflicted by their dogs. However, the strict liability dog bite law may not apply to incidents that occur when the dog is in an enclosed area on the owner’s property. In this situation, common law liability applies.
You may be entitled to compensation from the dog’s owner if:
- The attack occurred anywhere outside of the dog’s enclosure
- The attack was unprovoked and occurred in the dog’s enclosure, but the owner knew of the dog’s vicious propensities
- The dog that attacked you injured someone else in the past
- You were not physically bitten, but your injuries stemmed from the dog’s behavior
The dog bite law applies to anyone who is the “keeper” of the dog. With the help of a Warwick dog bite lawyer from Sands Law Offices, you may be able to recover money that can help you rebuild and move on with your life.
Let us handle your dog bite claim so you can focus on healing. Contact us at (401) 921-4905 to schedule a free consultation today.
Was the first time I ever had to seek legal representation after a car accident that I was injured in. Rich was recommended to me through a family member, and I am so glad that I decided to be represented by Rich.”Nicole, Rhode Island
Rich was supportive and helpful throughout a very difficult time for me. I recently got into a car accident where I was injured and my car was declared totaled. In complete panic not knowing what to do, I called Rich.”Karissa, Rhode Island
Rich was a wealth of knowledge and support during a difficult time. He always made time to explain procedures and answer all questions in a timely manner.”Mark M., Rhode Island