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If you have been bitten by a dog in Illinois and have questions about your legal rights or want to talk with an Illinois Dog Bite Attorney, contact us immediately.
Every year thousands of people in Illinois are the victims of animal attacks – most often dog bites. Unfortunately, many of those victims are children.
Dog bite attorney Matthew Nagel and the BiState Injury Law Center want to educate the victims of dog bites about the dog bite law in Illinois, their rights and help with any injury claim they may have.
Illinois Dog Bite Lawyer
What is the dog bite law in Illinois?
Dog bite laws in Illinois are controlled by three things:
Illinois Animal Control Act
Illinois case law on dog bites (common law)
You may click on any of the three areas to learn more about the Illinois dog bite laws and how the law affects your dog bite case.
Injuries From Dog Bites
Questions About Illinois Dog Bite Claims?
Dog bite injuries and damage caused by other animal attacks often pose unique problems for doctors. The BiState Injury Law Center works with the victims of dog attacks every day to help them understand their injuries and their legal options.
Scarring From Dog Bites and Scratches
Infection After Attack
Pain and Suffering
Victims Of Dog Bites In Illinois
Understanding the risks of animal attacks
Dogs and other animals attack for a number of reasons: protection of property, food, or of another person, they may be trained for aggression, or the animal may feel threatened. While everyone is at risk from a dangerous animal, certain groups are potentially in greater danger or more likely to be attacked by a dog:
Dangerous Dog Breeds
What Should I Do After A Dog Bite
Protecting yourself and your case after a dog bite
Perhaps the #1 Question people ask lawyers: “What is my Illinois dog bite case worth?”
The #2 Question: “What should I have done differently the attack?”
The value of your Illinois dog bite claim is highly dependent on what you did after the attack happened and how quickly you put an Illinois Dog Bite Attorney to work on the case. Please read more about what you should do after a dog bite and what questions you should be asking your lawyer:
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