A skilled Mississippi dog bite lawyer can take a bite out of your Mississippi losses
A skilled Mississippi dog bite lawyer or Mississippi dog bite attorney can fight in the legal realm to obtain monetary compensation for a victim for medical bills, loss of wages and pain and suffering. Such a dog bite attorney can pinpoint who was responsible for the dog bite injury and can hold them accountable for their negligence which led to an injury.
Simply because many people have dogs who are well-behaved does not indicate that numerous dogs aren't potentially threatening. As a matter of fact, some dogs have assailed persons after many years of good behavior, shocking everyone from the bitten person to his or her master. When such a dog bite happens in Mississippi, a skilled Mississippi dog bite injury attorney can battle for the victim's economic recovery.
Very many municipalities in Mississippi or elsewhere have legislation prohibiting dogs from roaming loosely. These "leash laws" mandate that dogs be held captive inside a fence or a house or on a leash at all times. In the event that a dog runs loosely and assails an unsuspecting stranger when unprovoked, and is off the dog owner's property, the dog owner may possibly be liable for not just a monetary penalty, but for a prison sentence. In both Michigan and Texas in late 2008, dog owners were sentenced to 7 to 15 years in jail after their dogs assailed and killed persons.
Not only are dog bite injuries a reason for lawsuits, they can lead to jail time for the attacking dog's owner. Some states, including Texas and Michigan, have laws which can result in a sentence of years for people whose animal attacks someone while unprovoked and off the owner's property. That is one reason persons who own dogs in Mississippi or elsewhere should keep their dogs restrained, as other laws also often mandate.