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Topeka Dog Bite Injury Lawyers

Aggressively Pursuing Fair Compensation

Despite being man's best friend, many dogs are owned by irresponsible people who do not properly restrain their animals or do not have a concern for the safety of others. As a result, many dogs run wild or are badly trained, leading to serious dog bite attacks. If you were hurt by a dog who bit you as a result of being unrestrained or without being provoked, our Topeka personal injury attorneys at Ralston, Pope & Diehl, LLC can help.

Please contact our firm at (785) 200-9465 to speak with a caring lawyer from our team about your case.

Proving Negligence in Dog Bite Cases in Kansas

There are very specific laws which relate to negligence and liability in these cases, such as the so-called "one bite" rule in which a victim must prove that the dog's owner knew that the dog was potentially dangerous, such as if they have bitten another in the past or if they have a history of aggressive behavior. A victim must also prove negligence, or that the owner did not take care to prevent the injury.

In order to prove negligence, we must prove the following:

  • That the dog owner failed to restrain the dog
  • That the dog owner knew the dog had aggressive tendencies
  • That you suffered serious injuries

At Ralston, Pope & Diehl, our goal is to thoroughly investigate your case and build a legal strategy which aims to recover the maximum compensation on your behalf.

Legal Assistance for Incidents

When you or someone you love was hurt as a result of a dog bite injury, it is important that you act quickly, as the statute of limitations on cases of this nature is two years. Take photos of the bites at the initial stage and as they develop in addition to seeking medical attention and ensuring that your doctor keep track of your injuries in your medical report. Our firm can then assist you and ensure that you are properly represented throughout the entire legal claim process.

Contact our personal injury lawyers in Topeka today by calling (785) 200-9465.

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