It’s always a good idea to take every precaution to protect the public after a dog bite in New Orleans.
Calling the police also lets you file a police report, so there’s an official record of the incident and the police officer will represent one eye witness to the injuries your child sustained from the dog bite.
You should also get appropriate medical treatment for your child right away, and then photograph the injuries as soon as possible.
These are all important pieces of evidence should you choose to pursue a claim against the dog’s owner when your child has been bitten by a dog.
In order to recoup medical expenses and plan for a future that may require additional therapies, surgeries, or treatments, it may be necessary to consult an experienced New Orleans dog bite attorney.
There are more than four million instances of dog bites every year in America, and in most cases, the injured parties don’t even realize they can recover damages.
But treating a dog bite injury can be extremely expensive, and homeowner’s insurance policies typically cover such incidents.
If your child has been bitten by a dog, take care of your child right away, and then call The Gertler Law Firm at 504-581-6411.
In our 30 years representing people in New Orleans who’ve been hurt by someone else’s carelessness, we’ve helped our clients recover more than $100,000,000 in settlements and damage awards.