Dog Bite Attorneys in Boise
Dog bite attorneys and lawyers of Parke Gordon Law Firm help victims of dog bites in Boise, Idaho and surrounding areas. Our dog bite lawyers will fight for you to obtain the highest possible settlement to fairly compensate you for injuries due to a dog bite injury. Dog owners are responsible to keep their dogs under control and to prevent their dogs from biting people.
Injuries from Dog Bites
Dog bites pierce the skin and can leave permanent scars and disfigurement. Many bites happen on visible places like the face, hands or arms and can cause embarrassment and humiliation to the dog bite victim. Dogs often attack children and those children suffer mental and emotional trauma following the attack. Our dog bite attorneys and lawyers in Boise will ensure that dog owners are held accountable for the injuries and damages caused by their negligence in failing to prevent their dogs from biting innocent victims.
Dog Bite Injury Laws in Idaho
Idaho dog bite injury laws come from an Idaho state dog bite statute, the common law, and city dog bite ordinances.
Dogs in Idaho Do Not Receive “One Free Bite”
“Every dog gets one free bite before its owner can be held to be negligent for failing to control the dog.” The Idaho Supreme Court characterized the foregoing statement as “fallacious,” or false, and noted that a dog owner’s dog does not have a license to bite anyone once before liability is imposed. Sharp v. W.H. Moore, Inc.
Owners of Pit Bulls Are Liable for Dog Bite Injuries
Pit bulls are considered vicious by law in some Idaho counties and cities. Meaning, an owner of a pit bull will be liable for injuries caused by the pit bull without any prior knowledge of the dog’s tendencies to injure a person.
Dog Bite Statute in Idaho
The Idaho dog bite statute is found under Idaho Code § 25-2810 and provides that a dog owner is liable for the injuries caused by the owner’s dog when the dog physically attacks, wounds, bites or otherwise injures any person who is not trespassing, so long as the dog is not physically provoked.
Boise Dog Bite Injury Ordinances
If you or your child has suffered injuries due to a dog bite, the following are links to dog bite injury laws in some of the counties and cities surrounding Boise, Idaho:
Dog Bite Laws in Boise
Dog Bite Laws in Caldwell
Dog Bite Laws in Eagle
Dog Bite Laws in Garden City
Dog Bite Laws in Kuna
Dog Bite Laws in Meridian
Dog Bite Laws in Nampa
Dog Bite Laws in Ada County
Dog Bite Laws in Canyon County
Contact a Dog Bite Attorney in Boise Immediately After an Accident
Call the dog bite attorneys in Boise at Parke Gordon Law Firm now for a free consultation at (208) 322-7274. Our dog bit attorneys will fight for you or your child to get fair compensation from a negligent dog owner. Our law office believes every client deserves fair representation. Let us take the stress out of your dog bite case. Waiting to report a dog bite injury hurts your case. Call (208) 322-7274 now!
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