Top Newark Dog Bite Lawyers Near You

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Aiello, Harris, Marth, Tunnero & Schiffman, P.C.

Dog Bite Lawyer | Serving Newark, NJ

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908-300-3122

Over 250 Years Of Combined Experience Advocating For Your Rights.

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Adam Jon Weisberg Attorney at Law

Dog Bite Lawyer | Serving Newark, NJ

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732-474-6034

Attorney Weisberg has Practiced Law for Over 23 Years, With Extensive Experience in Litigation and has Handled Thousands of Workers Compensation Matters

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Strauss Law Offices, LLC

Dog Bite Lawyer | Serving Newark, NJ

Free Consultation

908-301-6550

Strauss Law Offices Specializes In All Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice Related Matters. We have the highest Ratings and the Professional Standing to Bring Your Case to a Successful Conclusion

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Ginsberg & O'Connor, P.C.

Dog Bite Lawyer | Serving Newark, NJ

Free Consultation

866-435-2714

Handling All Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Matters. We are Certified Civil Trial Attorneys by the State of New Jersey

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Newark Dog Bite Information

Did a Dog Bite You?

If you were bitten by a dog there are laws in place to help you. Dog bite laws are a mixture of city and county ordinances and state law that establishes when the dog's owner is liable to the bite victim. A few states use the "one bite rule," which shields the dog's owner from liability in that one incident, unless the owner knew the dog bites. These laws establish proper control of the dog and when the dog's owner is liable to the bite victim.

Learn Your Rights Regarding Dog Bite

Most states are strict liability jurisdictions, meaning the dog's owner or controller is liable to the victim unless the dog owner has a valid defense. Find out if you are entitled to compensation by talking to a Newark dog bite attorney.

When to Hire a Lawyer

It is in your best interest to get legal help early on in addressing your situation. There are times when hiring a lawyer quickly is critical to your case, such as if you are charged with a crime. It may also be in your best interest to have a lawyer review the fine print before signing legal documents. A lawyer can also help you get the compensation you deserve if you've suffered a serious injury. For issues where money or property is at stake, having a lawyer guide you through the complexities of the legal system can save you time, hassle, and possibly a lot of grief in the long run.

How to Prepare for Your Initial Consultation

Prepare for your consultation by writing down notes of your understanding of the case, jot down questions and concerns for the attorney, and gather your documents. Remember that you are trying to get a sense of whether the attorney has your trust and can help you address your legal issues. Questions should include how the attorney intends to resolve your issue, how many years he/she has been practicing law and specifically practicing in your area, as well as how many cases similar to yours the attorney has handled. It can also be helpful to broach the subject of fees so that you understand the likely cost and structure of your representation by a specific attorney and/or legal team.

Does firm size matter?

For most consumer legal issues, the size of the practice is much less important than the experience, competence, and reputation of the attorney(s) handling your case. Among the most important factors when choosing an attorney are your comfort level with the attorney or practice and the attorney's track record in bringing about quick, successful resolutions to cases similar to yours.

Common legal terms explained

Plaintiff - a person or party who brings a lawsuit against another person(s) or party/parties in a court of law. Private persons or parties can only file suit in civil court.

Judgment - A decision of the court. Also known as a decree or order. Judgments handed down by the court are usually binding on the parties before the court.

Lead Counsel Rated Attorneys

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