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What damages can a dog attack victim recover in New Jersey?



In New Jersey, dog attack victims can make claims to recover for any of the following:

  • pain and suffering,
  • medical bills, and
  • lost wages,

In New Jersey, pain and suffering damages compensate a dog bite or attack victim for the physical, mental, and emotional pain which result from the traumatic attack itself, the physical injuries or medical treatment. Many victims of dog attack sustain scars or worse, disfigurement, and can obtain compensation. In addition, dog bite victims can recover for financial losses caused by the injuries, such as medical bills and having to take time from work.

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Help After a New Jersey Dog Bite/Attack

If you have been seriously injured in a dog attack, it is very important to get a lawyer that is able to investigate the incident for liability beyond the dog owner. Our lawyers have prosecuted dog bite cases against other parties, such as breeders, trainers, etc. Read our article about liability of other parties in a dog bite case.

Published: 11/23/12

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