Dog Bites Attorneys in Denver and Aurora, CO

You may be able to recover economic damages if you receive serious bodily injury caused by a dog bite. A dog bite in Colorado is widely known as a form of personal injury. Some examples of serious bodily injury resulting from a dog bite include but are not limited to the following:

  • Death
  • Serious permanent disfigurement
  • Loss or impairment of any part or organ of the body
  • Breaks or fractures

The attorney must investigate the claim fully by researching the circumstances behind the dog bite, the seriousness of injury, city breed restrictions, gathering witness statements, documenting medical expenses and wage loss.

In order to establish a personal injury lawsuit rising from a dog bite an attorney must prove that:

  • Statute of Limitations has not lapsed
  • The injured person was not a trained animal professional working within their line of duty
  • The injured person was not trespassing
  • The injured person was unaware of a dog on the premises
  • The dog bite was unprovoked
  • The dog was not hunting, herding, or a farm/ranch dog

A Dog owner in Colorado may be protected by law if:

  • The dog was performing law enforcement/military duties
  • If the injured person was a veterinary health care worker, groomer, humane agency staff member, professional dog handler, or dog show judge carrying out his or her duties
  • The dog was working as a hunting, herding, or farm/ranch dog
  • The property of incident was “clearly and conspicuously” posted with “no trespassing” or “beware of dog” signs
  • The injured person provoked the dog
  • The injured person was trespassing

The attorney’s at Boesen Law have experience with dog bite injury cases. If you incur medical bills and extensive medical treatment caused by a dog bite, Call us at 303-999-9999 or contact us at [email protected] to schedule a complimentary consultation.