San Jose Dog Bite Injury Lawyer

Personal Injury Attorney for Victims of Dog Attacks in Santa Clara County, CA

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At the Law Office of John J. Garvey, III, our motto is, Justice First. Integrity Always. We dedicate the fruits of our proven success over more than 40 years to advocacy on behalf of the injured. Our clients contact us seeking counsel and representation after they have suffered serious injuries due to car accidents, slip and fall accidents, workplace injuries, and dog bites.

Dog Owners Are Responsible

California has strict laws that clearly state that pet owners are responsible for their animals behavior. Every year, thousands of Californians suffer injuries in dog bite accidents and other pet attacks. At our animal attack law firm, the Law Office of John J. Garvey, III, we take dog bites and animal attacks seriously. Many of our dog bite injury clients have suffered from painful wounds, infection, scarring, disfigurement, numerous surgeries, hospitalization, extensive rehabilitation and psychological trauma.

Any Dog Could Bite

While a dog may be mans best friend, not all dogs can be trusted. Owners are often negligent, either by not properly restraining their animal, or by failing to report its bite or vicious history. Any dog — not just certain breeds — can bite and cause serious physical and emotional scars which can last a lifetime. This is especially true when the victims are small children and young people with many years still ahead of them.

Injuries Are Often Serious

Dog bites often cause serious muscle and tissue damage and scarring. There is also concern about diseases that dogs can pass to humans through blood transfer. If you or your loved one is bitten by a dog, report the incident to authorities and contact San Jose dog bite lawyer John J. Garvey, III. Allow us the opportunity to help you in your recovery of compensation for your injuries, including the following:

  • Pit bull attack injuries
  • German shepherd bites
  • Tissue injuries
  • Scarring
  • Chronic pain
  • Psychological trauma (which may require counseling)
  • Muscle damage
  • Injuries that require reconstructive surgery
  • Nerve damage

Preserve Your Right to Sue for Compensation

It is important to remember to get the name of the owner and the dog's license number, if possible, so that your medical costs and injury can be compensated through a claim. Even if the dog's owner is a friend or family member, remember that insurance policies provide much-needed safety nets in such cases.

Contact San Jose Dog Bite Lawyer John J. Garvey, III

We are a personal injury law firm with over 40 years of experience helping people recover money for their injuries, medical bills, and lost work they suffered because of someone elses negligence. Dog attack attorney John J. Garvey, III, is serious about helping to make sure that pet owners are held responsible and victim rights are protected. Contact our San Jose dog bite lawyers today for a free consultation.

All dog bite claims are handled on a contingency fee basis. If we fail to recover monetary compensation for you, we will not charge you fees. We offer flexible appointments as needed. You could unknowingly lose your rights without the proper legal representation. We are dedicated to your case from beginning to end, exploring your options and preserving your rights.

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John J. Garvey, III
96 North Third Street, #660
San Jose, CA 95112

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