Dog Bites And Uninsured Owners
Were you or someone you love attacked by a dog? Learn about dog bites and uninsured owners to find out if you can be compensated for your injuries.
Do I have a claim if the dog owner doesn’t have insurance?
If the owner of the dog doesn’t have insurance, you could be out of luck as far as pursuing a claim. We tell people all the time, if there’s not insurance coverage in place to protect you, then unless the guy has a substantial amount of assets, you’re really not going to have an easy time getting recovery from that person. You could get a judgment against him for his negligence in caring for this dog or harboring this dog, but because it’s a negligence situation, he can always file bankruptcy to get rid of that judgment against him.
If someone does have some assets, sometimes we can do some things to get you some compensation for your injuries. It’s not always what you would hope for, but it may be something. It makes it really difficult if there’s not insurance involved.
Were you or a loved one attacked by an animal and have questions about dog bites and uninsured owners? Contact a Hamburg dog bite lawyer at Chiacchia and Fleming today for a free confidential consultation and case evaluation. Let our experience work for you.
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