Dog bites and animal attacks can result in lifelong, debilitating injuries and scars. Unfortunately, dog bites are much more common than you might think. The Las Vegas dog bite attorneys at Van Law Firm are experienced personal injury and premises liability attorneys that are well-versed in the Nevada laws regarding dog bites and animal attacks. We are dedicated to getting you the maximum recovery possible for your injuries following an animal attack.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a dog bite or animal attack incident, contact the Las Vegas dog bite attorneys at Van Law Firm at (702) 529-1011 for a free consultation to learn more about a possible personal injury or premises liability claim.
The following dog bite statistics are available from the American Humane Association:
Unlike most states, Nevada is not a strict liability state with respect to dog bites and animal attacks. Accordingly, if you have been injured by an animal, you must prove that the owner of the animal was at fault. Liability may be established by showing that the owner failed to have the dog on a leash or proving that the owner knew that the animal was dangerous or had a violent history.
In some jurisdictions, local ordinances may also apply. For instance, Clark County prohibits ownership of a vicious animal, with limited exceptions. Las Vegas municipal laws also generally prohibit ownership of a dangerous animal, with limited exceptions.
If you or a loved one has been injured by a dog or other animal attack, contact the Las Vegas dog bite attorneys at Van Law Firm at (702) 529-1011 for a free consultation to learn more about a possible personal injury or premises liability claim.