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

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908-300-3122

Assisting Accident and Injury Victims In New Jersey Since 1955. There Are Time Limits To File A Claim - Call Today!

Adam Jon Weisberg Attorney at Law

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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

Strauss Law Offices, LLC

Dog Bite Lawyer | Serving Newark, NJ

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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

Ginsberg & O'Connor, P.C.

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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.

Top Questions to Ask When Hiring an Attorney

  • How many years have you been practicing law? How long have you practiced law in the local area?
  • How many cases similar to mine have you handled in the past?
  • What is the likely outcome for my case?

In legal practice, experience matters. An experienced attorney will likely have handled issues similar to yours many, many times. Therefore, after listening to your situation, the attorney should have a reasonable idea of the time line for a case like yours and the likely resolution.

What to Expect from an Initial Consultation

  • Seek to determine whether the attorney can represent you. There is no one-size-fits-all legal solution and it may turn out your needs are better served by an attorney in a different specialization.
  • It's important to find a legal ally who is both competent in the law and someone you can trust to protect your interests.
  • Discuss how the practice's billing works and discuss possible additional charges or fees that may arise during or after the resolution of your case.

An attorney consultation should provide you with enough information so that you can make an informed decision on whether to proceed with legal help.

Tips on Hiring an Experienced Lawyer with Dog Bite Cases

The more experienced a lawyer is in legal practice, the more likely he/she will be able to bring about a successful resolution to your issue. Since experience matters, lawyers who've been practicing law for many years (with a successful track record) tend to be in high demand. You should look for information about a lawyer's experience and ask questions during the initial meeting. It's a very good idea to ask the lawyer how many years he/she has been practicing law and the expected outcome of your case.

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

Lead Counsel's objective process independently verifies attorney records, conferring with state bars across the country and conducting annual reviews to confirm that the attorney practices in the legal categories as indicated, possesses a valid bar license, and is eligible to practice in the specific jurisdiction.