What Do I Do If A Dog Bites Me

Are you the victim of a vicious dog attack? Contact a lawyer at the Willumsen Law Firm, P.C., to find out your rights under Texas law.

Things any dog bite victim in Texas needs to know:

What To Do After A Dog Attack

  • Call the local police and Animal Control Authorities to report the attack
  • Contact the dog owner
  • Take pictures of the injuries, the dog, the location of the attack
  • Seek immediate medical attention — dog bites can become infected quickly and you may need a tetanus shot.
  • Contact the Willumsen Law Firm, P.C., to fight for your rights while you recover

Dog Owner Consent

  • Did the dog owner give you permission to pet the dog?
  • Did the dog owner tell you the dog was nice or wouldn't bite?
  • Was the dog owner present at the time of the attack?
  • Did the dog owner tell you the dog had never bitten before?

Where Did The Dog Bite Attack Occur?

  • Dog owner's property?
  • Landlord's property?
  • Apartment complex?
  • Family member/non-dog owner property?

What Is The Dog's History?

  • Has the dog shown signs of aggression previously?
  • Does the dog have food or toy possessiveness issues?
  • Was the dog sick or injured at the time of the attack?
  • Has the dog bitten before?
  • What type of breed was the dog?

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