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Las Vegas Dog Bite Injury Lawyer

Dogs are an extremely popular pet in Las Vegas, with many households owning one or more of these animals. Despite their friendly reputation, dogs can inflict serious damage when they bite humans. Their bites can cause lasting scars, nerve damage, and more. 

If you were bitten by a dog in Las Vegas, you deserve justice. At The Janda Law Firm, we are dedicated to representing victims of dangerous animals. Our Las Vegas dog bite injury attorney can help you hold the owner accountable and secure compensation for your medical care, lost wages, and more.

Why Choose The Janda Law Firm?

  • Our firm is dedicated to securing maximum results on behalf of our clients. In fact, our attorney Dr. Paul Janda helped obtain the largest single-plaintiff verdict in Nevada via his medical expert testimony.
  • Dr. Janda is the only board-certified neurologist-attorney in Nevada. His medical expertise provides him with a unique set of skills that he can leverage to support your case.
  • We understand how painful and traumatic a dog bite injury can be. Our firm will handle all matters related to your case on your behalf, allowing you to focus on healing and recovery.

The Serious Impact of Dog Bite Injuries

Dogs have very strong jaws and teeth. When they bite humans, dogs can inflict serious and sometimes permanent damage. Additionally, dogs can transfer dangerous bacteria through their saliva, which can lead to life-threatening infections.

Below are common types of dog bite injuries:

  • Broken bones
  • Face injuries
  • Nerve and tissue damage
  • Permanent scars
  • Eye injuries
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder

Treating a dog bite can be very expensive and lengthy. You may suffer from permanent scars and disfigurement that affect your self-esteem and emotional well-being. If you were injured by a dog, you deserve to hold the owner accountable.

Dog Bite Liability in Nevada

Dog bite laws typically fall into one of two categories: the one-bite rule or strict liability. In strict liability states, a dog owner is always liable if his or her dog bites another person. Nevada follows a one-bite rule system, meaning that an owner is only liable if the animal has shown a previous history of aggressive behavior that the owner should have known about.

You could file a lawsuit against a dog owner if:

  • The dog has previously bitten another person.
  • The owner’s negligence led to the bite.
  • The owner violated a municipal statute regarding dog ownership.
  • The dog has previously been classified as a dangerous or vicious dog.

If your case qualifies under these criteria, you could hold the dog owner accountable for your damages, such as medical care, lost wages, and pain and suffering. If you are unsure whether your case qualifies for litigation, speak to a dog bite injury attorney at The Janda Law Firm. Our firm will carefully assess your case and help identify your optimal path to financial compensation.

Contact a Las Vegas Dog Bite Lawyer Today

If you were bitten by a dangerous dog in Las Vegas, you deserve justice. The Janda Law Firm can represent your lawsuit against the animal’s owner and recover fair compensation for your injuries. 

Contact us today to schedule a free case consultation and learn more about your legal options. You can reach us by calling (702) 758-8888 or by completing our online consultation form.