Should I Hire a Dog Bite Lawyer?

Yes! If you’ve been bitten or attacked by a dog and sustained a serious injury, it’s best to contact the qualified attorneys at The Ruth Law Team as soon as possible so we can start gathering evidence and reviewing your case. The sooner we begin, the faster we can start working to get a settlement to pay medical expenses and move on with your life. ... read more?

Can I Afford a Dog Attack Attorney?

At The Ruth Law Team, we understand how traumatic a dog attack can be, especially when you’re dealing with the added stress of medical bills. Our goal is always to make your life easier. That starts by offering our legal services on a contingency fee basis. We won’t see a dime unless and until we secure a settlement, so if you don’t get paid, we won’t get paid. ... read more?

What Steps Should I Take Following a Dog Attack?

The first thing you should do after a dog attack is to seek medical attention. If possible, you should also speak with authorities while the incident is fresh in your memory, so you can document the attack in a police report. You should also collect contact information for the dog owner and any witnesses at the scene. Ask someone else to do it for you if you’re unable to do so because of your... read more?

Will My Dog Bite & Attack Case Go to Trial?

Although we try hard to secure a settlement as quickly as possible, there are going to be times in which insurance providers simply won’t negotiate a fair settlement. We always prepare to take a case to trial to fight for maximum compensation, if necessary. ... read more?

Has The Ruth Law Team Tried Dog Bite Cases in Court?

We have over 40 years of experience negotiating cases like yours, both outside the courtroom and at trial. We’ll do whatever it takes to help you secure the compensation you need to pay your medical bills and move forward. ... read more?

What Damages Could I Recover in a Dog Attack Settlement?

While some states have “one-bite” laws that alleviate liability for owners of dogs who have not attacked before, Florida and Minnesota are strict liability states, which means that owners are liable for any attack that occurs in public or in a private space where the injured party has been lawfully admitted. Georgia has a modified one-bite law pertaining to “vicious or dangerous”... read more?

What if I’m Partially at Fault for the Incident?

Florida, Georgia, and Minnesota are all comparative fault states, which means even if you are partly to blame for a dog attack, you can still seek compensation. In fact, Minnesota dog owners can only reduce their liability if they prove that you provoked the dog to attack in some way. ... read more?

What Makes The Ruth Law Team the Most Qualified Dog Bite Lawyer for My Case?

The dog attack attorneys at The Ruth Law Team bring over 40 years of experience to the table, with an abundance of successful settlements in cases like yours. Our goal is always to get you fast, fair compensation and reduce your stress in the process, which is why we’re available 24/7 to address your questions and concerns. We come to you wherever you are – in the hospital, at home, or a... read more?