Marlton Dog Bite Lawyer
Have you or a loved one been bitten by a dog in Marlton, New Jersey? If you have, you may want to consider whether the owner or caregiver of the dog is responsible for paying you monetary damages. I, Joseph Monaco, have over 25 years of experience as a personal injury lawyer handling dog bite cases. As a Marlton dog bite lawyer, I have the know how to help dog bite victims evaluate their cases and determine if an award of damages is available. Marlton dog attacks can be very traumatic and, on top of that, it can be difficult to get a fair settlement offer from the homeowner’s insurance company.
Call or text me at 609-277-3166 or complete my online Contact Form so you may quickly speak with me. If you hire me, I will work diligently on your behalf to obtain a maximum compensation award for you and your family. Don’t wait! Evidence can be destroyed or lost before you realize.
Types of Injuries Suffered in Dog Bite Cases
- Puncture wounds
- Cuts and bruises
- Skin and muscle loss
- Fractured bones
- Permanent scars
- Post-traumatic stress disorder
If you have been bitten by a dog, it is important to seek medical attention as soon as possible and to then contact the police or local animal control center. Animal control will work to determine whether the dog has had its shots including a rabies vaccination. M & R Wildlife Removal is the animal control center for Marlton, New Jersey. They can be reached at 856-786-6623.
Who Is Liable after a Dog Attack in Marlton?
Dog owners are strictly liable under New Jersey law if their dog bites someone. There is no need to prove negligence including whether the dog owner knew the dog was violent or aggressive or had bitten someone previously.
Statutes of Limitation for Marlton Dog Bites
The time to file a lawsuit in the Superior Court of New Jersey for a Marlton dog bite victim is two years. However, this period is extended for minor victims, who have until their 20th birthday to file an action in the Superior Court. However, a Marlton dog bite victim should contact me right away to ensure that a proper investigation of the case is performed. Over time, crucial evidence will likely be lost or destroyed. Plus, witnesses can move or have their memories fade.
Considerations for hiring a Marlton Dog Bite Lawyer
- How much does it cost to hire a lawyer? Most personal injury lawyers only charge a fee and costs if there is a recovery. I follow this fee arrangement with the No Recovery, No Fee Guarantee. You will pay no up front fees or costs if you hire me.
- What type of cases does the lawyer normally handle? It is a good idea to find a law firm routinely handling personal injury or wrongful death cases. I have over 25 years of experience handling these types of cases. It is all I do in addition to insurance coverage and bad faith cases.
- Are you comfortable with the attorney’s personality? Cases like these can take years to settle. As a Second Generation Trial Lawyer, I understand the hardships you and your family will be going through. If you put your trust in me, I will work tirelessly to continue my father’s long tradition of fighting for injury victims.
Contact An Experienced Marlton Dog Bite Lawyer Today
As a Marlton, New Jersey dog bite victim, you are legally entitled to an award of monetary compensation from the dog’s owner or caregiver. Damages would include past and future medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, disfigurement and loss of life’s pleasures. I have a strong track record in representing dog bite victims. I help my clients secure the compensation they deserve when they are a dog bite victim.
If you or a loved one have been bitten by a dog in Marlton, New Jersey, call or text me, Joseph Monaco, at 609-277-3166. I offer a Free Consultation and make home or hospital visits when necessary. I am here to help you and your family.