Law Offices of Olins & Zucconi

Dog Bite



A dog bite or dog attack can be a horrifying and painful event and can result in serious and even life-threatening injuries. The attack can cause intense physical and emotional pain. Injuries often occur on the face or head and the individual can be scarred for a lifetime, especially when the victim is a child. It can be a shocking and life-altering event for a letter carrier, real estate agent, maintenance worker or other people whose jobs take them to the homes of strangers.

At The Law Offices of Douglas Olins & John Zucconi in San Diego, our attorneys help victims of dog bites and attacks get compensation for their losses and suffering. Whether you were bitten by a dog in your own neighborhood or you were attacked by a dog while on the job, we can help you effectively pursue your personal injury or third-party liability claim.

Children are often victim of dog bites here in San Diego. If your child was injured due to a dog attack, we can help. Some of the most common dogs that attack people are Rottweilers, pit bulls, Dalmatians, chows, German shepherds and retrievers.

California Attorneys Representing Clients Injured in Animal Attacks In California, a dog owner whose dog bites or attacks another person is strictly liable for the resulting injuries and damages. If you or a loved one has been attacked or bitten by a dog or other vicious animal, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical bills, lost income, and emotional distress and suffering.

The Law Offices of Olins & Zucconi has successfully recovered compensation for numerous clients who have been injured due to dog bites. We represent members of the National Association of Letter Carriers and others who are subject to being bitten by a dog while at work. People who face on-the-job dog bite injuries include utility meter readers, home inspectors, couriers, delivery drivers, pool maintenance technicians, gardeners, roofers and siders, salespeople, construction workers, babysitters, in-home health care workers, kids and many others.

Our lawyers can help obtain the resources you need to rebuild your life after animal attacks, traffic accidents, slip-and-fall events, workplace injuries and other serious accidents.

What You Should Do if You Encounter a Dangerous or Menacing Dog Report all dogs roaming at large. If you see any animal acting strangely or menacingly, report the incident. The attack you prevent may be one toward you or a loved one.

If a dog attack occurs, seek medical attention immediately. If possible, identify the owner of the dog and where the dog is housed. Medical personnel will need to know what shots the animal has had to determine if it presents a risk of rabies or other canine diseases. Call police and animal control as soon as possible.

Do not talk about the event with the owner of the dog or any insurance company representative. Contact The Law Offices of Olins & Zucconi as soon as possible to preserve all of your rights.

Obtain witness statements, photographs of the scene and any other evidence to maximize the possibility of recovery.

Call now to speak directly to an attorney about your dog bite matter. Free phone consultation.

Lawyers Who Will Stand by You

The insurance company and its lawyers will attempt to minimize the loss and pain you have suffered. They will attempt to blame the victim for the attack or mauling in order to avoid an insurance lawsuit. The Law Offices of Olins & Zucconi knows how to stand up to the insurance company to get the compensation you need and deserve.

In addition to representing victims of dog attacks, we also review insurance policies. If you are a pet owner, you can find out if your dog is covered by your insurance or if your personal assets are at risk. Help take preventative measures against dog bites to others. Call San Diego attorney John Zucconi today to discuss your insurance policy.

San Diego dog bite attorney providing dog bite lawsuit, fatal dog attack, pit bull mauling, insurance lawsuit, dangerous dog and vicious dog attack legal services to clients throughout Southern California.