A Central Florida girl was attacked by a pit bull dog. The 8 year old’s grandfather was also attacked when he attempted to rescue the child. Both victims are recovering from the attack. According to reports the dog had the head of the girl in the dog’s mouth.
In the State of Florida, there is strict liability when it comes to dog bite cases. If you are a victim of a dog bite you may file a suit in civil court. If you have been attacked of bitten by a dog, it is important to contact a lawyer who handles dog bite legal matters and injury cases. There are laws regarding the statue of limitations. The owner of the dog may be liable and you may be entitled to economic compensation. It is the dog owner’s responsibility to keep their dog properly restrained. Appropriate “bad dog” signage should also be posted on the dog owners property. For more information see, Girl and Grandfather Attacked by the Pit Bull Dog in Central Florida.
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