Cross Border Injuries

Cross Border Dog Bite Injury Lawyers in USA and Canada

Understanding Dog Bite Laws

Dog bite incidents involve a unique set of laws and regulations that vary between states and provinces. Whether it’s strict liability or negligence-based, our legal experts are well-acquainted with the intricacies of dog bite laws in different jurisdictions.

Advocating for Victims' Rights

Victims of dog bites may face physical and emotional trauma. Our legal team advocates for the rights of victims, seeking compensation for medical expenses, therapy costs, and other damages resulting from the incident.

Compassionate Representation

We understand the sensitivity of dog bite cases, and our legal professionals provide compassionate representation while vigorously pursuing the best interests of our clients.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Seek medical attention first. Contact local law enforcement, exchange information with the other party, and document the scene. Notify your insurance company as soon as possible.

    Generally, yes. Most auto insurance policies provide accident coverage for Canadians visiting the United States. However, you may still encounter differences in coverage and regulations. Your lawyer will be able to determine the extent of your coverage.

    Your lawyer can represent you without requiring you to travel. Modern communication tools make it possible for you and your out-of province attorney to manage your case efficiently and effectively without having to leave your home

    In many jurisdictions, you are still eligible for compensation even if you were partially at fault. The legal principle of comparative negligence may apply, and your compensation could be reduced based on your level of responsibility.

    Yes, both Canadian and U.S. jurisdictions have statutes of limitations. For local cases, Canadians can have one to six years to file a claim with the courts. In America this range is even greater with the limitation being one to ten years depending on the state.

    Compensation may include both pecuniary and non-pecuniary damages. These include medical expenses, property damage, lost wages, and pain and suffering. The specific damages depend on the circumstances of the accident and the applicable laws. It is the duty of an attorney to secure all benefits available to you.