An animal attack can cause serious and sometimes fatal injury. Every day, about 1,000 U.S. citizens require emergency care treatment for dog bite injuries. Most of the attacks involve children. Among children, the rate of dog bite related injuries is highest for those ages 5 to 9 years, and children are more likely than adults to receive medical attention for dog bites.
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Resolving attack injury cases require expertise because injuries from an attack are individualized. Because the skin and muscle are torn, permanent scarring can occur and is different for everyone. The treatment and the healing process are difficult, painful, and expensive. The average cost of a dog bite related hospital stay is $18,200, almost twice as much as an average injury related hospital stay.
The insurance industry pays more than $1 billion in dog bite claims each year. Besides addressing the obvious pain, trauma, and future medical treatment, reparative surgery, scarring, and medical bills must be taken into account. Besides addressing the obvious pain and trauma and future medical treatment, there is also scarring, Revision surgery, and medical bills.
It is free to call and ask an attorney at Grayson & Grayson to review the attack that caused you or your loved one’s injury. For best results, contact the firm as soon as possible so they can begin their investigation and protect you from tricky insurance adjusters, investigators, and defense lawyers. For best results, contact us as soon as possible so they can begin their investigation and protect you from tricky insurance adjusters, investigators, and defense lawyers. Grayson & Grayson is located in Jefferson City and represents clients throughout Missouri, including St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield, Columbia, and Joplin. Grayson & Grayson helps people in counties all over Missouri, including Cole, Callaway, Boone, Camden, Cass, Clay, Crawford, Dent, Franklin, Gasconade, Jasper, Jackson, St. Louis, Miller, Moniteau, Morgan, Osage, Phelps, and many more.