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Why hire a dog bite attorney?

The dog bite attorneys at Brent Gordon law firm have helped clients bitten by dogs recover cash settlements for injuries due to dog bites. Our attorneys will ensure that dog owners are held accountable for the injuries and damages caused by their dogs. If you or your child have been bitten by a dog, we can help you by obtaining the insurance information of the dog owner, documenting your injuries, and obtaining a cash settlement for medical bills, scars and emotional distress.

Call us now at (208) 552-0467 to speak to one of our dog bite attorneys.

When should I hire a dog bite attorney?

You should hire a dog bite attorney as soon as possible. At the outset, we can speak to insurance adjusters, make sure you are getting the correct medical treatment, and handle your medical bills. We will also reach out to dog owners to obtain insurance information and negotiate a settlement with the dog owner’s insurance company.

How much does it cost to hire a dog bite attorney?

Hiring a dog bite attorney does not cost you anything up front. Instead, dog bite attorneys are paid a percentage of your settlement funds when the case is closed.

How much is my dog bite claim worth?

The value of a dog bite claim depends on several factors such as the age of the dog bite victim, whether the dog bite left scars, the location of scars, and the amount of medical bills incurred to treat injuries. In addition, a dog bite victim is entitled to recover for emotional distress caused by a dog attack.

Idaho dog bite laws

Idaho dog bite injury laws are enacted at the state, county and city level. Further, Idaho laws are made and interpreted by Idaho court decisions.

Dogs in Idaho Do Not Receive “One Free Bite”

The Idaho Supreme Court has held that a dog does not have a license to bite anyone even once before liability is imposed. 

Owners of Pit Bulls May be Liable for Dog Bite Injuries

Pit bulls are considered vicious by law in some Idaho counties and cities.  Meaning, an owner of a pit bull will be liable for injuries caused by the pit bull without any prior knowledge of the dog’s tendencies to injure a person.

Dog Bite Statute in Idaho

The Idaho dog bite statute is found under Idaho Code § 25-2810 and provides that a dog owner is liable for the injuries caused by the owner’s dog when the dog physically attacks, wounds, bites or otherwise injures any person who is not trespassing, so long as the dog is not physically provoked.

Southeast Idaho Dog Bite Injury Ordinances

If you or your child has suffered injuries due to a dog bite, the following are links to dog bite injury laws in some of the counties and cities in Southeast Idaho:

Dog Bite Laws in Ammon
Dog Bite Laws in Blackfoot
Dog Bite Laws in Chubbuck
Dog Bite Laws in Idaho Falls
Dog Bite Laws in Pocatello
Dog Bite Laws in Rexburg
Dog Bite Laws in Rigby
Dog Bite Laws in Bonneville County
Dog Bite Laws in Bannock County

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Idaho Falls Law Office

Our Idaho Falls, Idaho law office services clients in and surrounding Idaho Falls, including for injuries and accidents in Ammon, Rigby, injuries and accidents in Shelley and Blackfoot, and injuries and accidents in Rexburg. If you are looking for an attorney in the Idaho Falls area, visit or call our Idaho Falls office now.

3423 Merlin Dr., Idaho Falls, ID 83404
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Pocatello Law Office

Our Pocatello, Idaho law office services clients in and surrounding Pocatello, including for injuries and accidents in Chubbuck. If you are looking for an attorney in the Pocatello area, call our Pocatello office now. Our experienced personal injury attorneys will work hard to get you the compensation you deserve. Call (208) 232-7274 for a free consultation.

151 North 3rd, Suite 202A Pocatello, ID 83204
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