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Dog Bites

Let us fight for your rights if you are attacked by a dog.

Our experience with dog bites and the law

A dog bite is a harrowing experience. Victims of dog bites often suffer physical consequences such as an open wound, pain, swelling, infection, and in severe cases, tissue damage and life-threatening problems. Further, victims may endure post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). PTSD symptoms may include nightmares, flashbacks, reaction to emotional triggers, avoidance, irrational thoughts, isolation, and constant anxiety.

At Smith, Welch, Webb & White, we believe no one should get bitten by a dog. Period. So when a client comes to us with a dog bite, we step up and take action ? even if it means going all the way to the Georgia Supreme Court.

That?s what we did for our client Lori. Lori was attacked by her neighbor?s pit bull. The trial court dismissed her case. The Georgia Court of Appeals also dismissed the case. That didn?t sit right with one of our attorneys, Andrew Gebhardt . He took the case to the highest court in the state ? and won. The decision set a precedent in the state of Georgia to help courts determine if a dog owner may be found liable for a bite or attack.

You can read more about the case in this AJC article.

Our commitment to dog bite victims

We?re committed to using our knowledge of dog bite cases to fight for your rights and collect damages. Consider us Georgia?s dog bite attorneys, here to champion your case and do everything in our power to grant you a favorable outcome.

We will also help you understand dog bite law. In the state of Georgia, we must prove a dog owner is aware their pet has ?the propensity to do harm.? But the rule ?does not literally require a first bite.? Harmful behavior can include prior snapping, as was the case with Lori before the pit bull attacked and bit her. You can read more about Andrew?s case here.

Work Together

If you?ve suffered a dog bite, give us a call at 1-855-505-7999 to schedule an appointment or send us an email. Let?s work together to get your case resolved.

Let us fight for your rights if you are attacked by a dog.

Our experience with dog bites and the law

A dog bite is a harrowing experience. Victims of dog bites often suffer physical consequences such as an open wound, pain, swelling, infection, and in severe cases, tissue damage and life-threatening problems. Further, victims may endure post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). PTSD symptoms may include nightmares, flashbacks, reaction to emotional triggers, avoidance, irrational thoughts, isolation, and constant anxiety.

At Smith, Welch, Webb & White, we believe no one should get bitten by a dog. Period. So when a client comes to us with a dog bite, we step up and take action ? even if it means going all the way to the Georgia Supreme Court.

That?s what we did for our client Lori. Lori was attacked by her neighbor?s pit bull. The trial court dismissed her case. The Georgia Court of Appeals also dismissed the case. That didn?t sit right with one of our attorneys, Andrew Gebhardt . He took the case to the highest court in the state ? and won. The decision set a precedent in the state of Georgia to help courts determine if a dog owner may be found liable for a bite or attack.

You can read more about the case in this AJC article.

Our commitment to dog bite victims

We?re committed to using our knowledge of dog bite cases to fight for your rights and collect damages. Consider us Georgia?s dog bite attorneys, here to champion your case and do everything in our power to grant you a favorable outcome.

We will also help you understand dog bite law. In the state of Georgia, we must prove a dog owner is aware their pet has ?the propensity to do harm.? But the rule ?does not literally require a first bite.? Harmful behavior can include prior snapping, as was the case with Lori before the pit bull attacked and bit her. You can read more about Andrew?s case here.

Work Together

If you?ve suffered a dog bite, give us a call at 1-855-505-7999 to schedule an appointment or send us an email. Let?s work together to get your case resolved.

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