Nine times out of ten, when a dog bites someone it’s the owner’s fault rather than the dog’s.
Nine times out of ten, when a dog bites someone it’s the owner’s fault rather than the dog’s. Poor training, improper socialization, and many other factors may play a role in the attack. At The Law Offices of Robert A. Rivers, we make it our business to get to the bottom of the situation. After identifying the dog’s owner, we set about building our case and go to court. It is our goal to achieve a fair settlement for dog bite victims — some of whom suffer permanent scarring from the attack.
Atlanta’s animal control laws are unique unto themselves.
Not surprisingly, someone is bitten by a dog every day in the United States. Most are not serious, unless the dog doesn’t let go. Then you’ve got some real problems. Where children and the elderly are concerned,a dog bite can be life-threatening and even fatal. Over the past 15 years, nearly 400 US citizens have perished from dog bites.
If you are the victim of a dog attack, immediately document as much as possible about the incident.
Every dog in Atlanta is required to be vaccinated. If the animal’s vaccinations are not current, you could be at risk for the following
If you’ve been bitten by a dog, contact The Law Offices of Robert A. Rivers. We can help!
Misdemeanors are crimes that are not considered as serious as felonies, but you should not take a misdemeanor charge lightly. A conviction for a misdemeanor can result in jail time, probation and fines.
In cases of fraud within the financial services industry, whistleblower immunity is provided by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
False imprisonment can best be described as an incident of police misconduct during which a person is confined by law enforcement officials without being charged with a crime.