Dog Bite Injury Attorney In Staten Island

Injuries from dog bites and other animal attacks can vary from minor bites to scarring and disfigurement. Depending on the circumstances of the attack, a victim may be entitled to financial compensation from the liable party — usually the owner of the animal.

I am John M. O'Dowd Jr., a Staten Island personal injury lawyer with more than 29 years of related experience. I represent injury victims throughout the New York metropolitan area. If you, your child or another loved one has been injured by a dog or other animal attack, I can evaluate your case to see if you may be entitled to compensation for medical bills or other damages. We may be able to file a claim for any of the following types of injuries:

  • Scarring
  • Disfigurement
  • Puncture wounds
  • Bone fractures
  • Emotional damage/fear of dogs/PTSD

Get Help With Your Animal Attack Injury Claim

As with any claim, time is of the essence. Determining all liable parties for dog bites and attacks can be complicated, requiring knowledgeable evaluation, advice and guidance. As your attorney, I will give you an honest assessment of your case and carefully explain your options. If you decide to pursue a claim, I will fight for your right to justice and financial recovery either by settlement or court verdict.

Don't wait to obtain the legal help you need for your claim; call me today at 718-530-0129 for a free case evaluation. Or, if you prefer, send an online message using the online form. I accept cases on a contingency basis, which means there is no fee if there is no recovery.