- January 20, 2011
- In dog Bites
Many Californians suffer dog bites each year. Dog bites are responsible for some very severe injuries and trauma to victims of all ages throughout the state of California. In response to this, the state has formulated some specific legal codes for dog bite cases of which everyone should be aware.
Some of the limitations of a dog bite case may not be evident to those who are unfortunate enough to encounter a dangerous animal. Within the state law for dog bite injuries, trespass is one of the most relevant aspects of a dog bite case.
Current readings of the California state law look at trespass as a defense in a dog bite lawsuit. This means that if a dog owner can show that the victim entered his or her property despite clearly posted warnings, the victim may not be entitled to the same awards or be eligible for the same kinds of settlements. One way for Californians to deal with this is to educate both adults and children about the seriousness of trespassing. In cases where trespass may be a vague factor, victims can also turn to professional personal injury lawyers to seek resolution in a complicated dog bite case.
This and other statutes of limitation are extremely important in a California dog bite case. If a dangerous dog has injured you, call our California dog bite lawyer, Samer Habbas. The Law Offices of Samer Habbas can assist clients in seeking the compensation they deserve under the law. Call 888-848-5084 today to schedule a consultation to discuss your case and find out more about your legal options.
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