FAQ: Premises Liability Accidents

WHAT COULD HAPPEN IF MY DOG BITES SOMEONE?

As an attorney specializing in dog bites with almost 40 years of experience, I have seen the devastating effects of these attacks. As a dog owner, you may be strictly liable to the victim for damages including: medical costs, and pain and suffering, regardless of whether this was the first attack. Hospital bills alone can […]

CAN I BE CRIMINALLY CHARGED IF MY DOG BITES SOMEONE IN OCALA OR GAINESVILLE?

Yes, as an experienced personal injury lawyer, dedicated to helping people recover damages in civil suits, it is important to know that a dog attack may result in misdemeanor or felony criminal charges. Criminal charges are more likely when a dog was previously declared dangerous by the authorities and it attacks someone or if the […]

WHAT HAPPENS IF MY DOG BITES OR ATTACKS ANOTHER ANIMAL IN OCALA?

An owner is not just liable for attacks on people but also animals in Ocala and the rest of Florida. The law states that a dog owner may be liable for damages resulting from an attack on “domestic animals” or “livestock” such as a horse, cow, goat, ostrich, dog, cat, chicken or other bird. Dog […]