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New YorkDog Bites Lawyers in Tompkins County, New York

Although a dog may be man's best friend, these animals can often act in a way that is out of the human owner's control.

Under Tompkins County, New York common law, an owner or caretaker for a dog may be help strictly liable for the damages caused by the dog after an attack or biting incident.

In some states, it must be shown that the dog owner knew the dog had hurt another person before. In other cases, even a first bite can result in a finding of strict liability. Of course, if the owner is negligent then other types of liability can be imposed.

Attacks by some breeds of dogs can cause severe injury or even death, but even bites by small dogs can cause pain and infection.

Find out more about how a personal injury attorney that focuses on dog bite cases in Tompkins County, New York might be able to help you pursue justice in your case.

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Pamela Jill Day

Pamela Jill Day
303 Elm St
Groton, NY 13073
Licensed for 12 years, Pamela Jill Day is a Dog Bites lawyer who attended St. John's University School of Law... read more >

William S Friedlander

William S Friedlander
Friedlander & Friedlander P.c.
103 W Seneca St Ste 301
Ithaca, NY 14850
Licensed for 48 years, William S Friedlander is a Personal Injury lawyer who attended Stetson University College of Law... read more >

Peter N Littman

Peter N Littman
Littman & Babiarz
308 N Tioga St
Ithaca, NY 14850
Licensed for 44 years, Peter N Littman is a Personal Injury lawyer who attended Columbia Law School... read more >

Robert J Holdsworth Jr

Robert J Holdsworth Jr
Holdsworth Law Office
Licensed for 41 years, Robert J Holdsworth Jr is a Personal Injury lawyer who attended Cornell Law School... read more >
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