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New Mexico Dog Owners Can Be Held Responsible for Animal Bites

Owners of dogs and other animals are responsible when their pets attack and injure innocent people. The experienced personal injury attorney at Youngers Law will aggressively represent you and help you get the compensation you deserve.

An animal attack is anything but a minor mishap. Serious injuries and wrongful death can occur. If you have been injured due to a pet owner’s negligence, contact the firm at 505-933-8480 or 575-636-2057. With offices in Santa Fe and an established presence in Las Cruces, Youngers Law provides representation to injury victims and their families throughout New Mexico.

Physical and Emotional Injuries

If a dog bites an individual, then the owner or person in charge of the dog is usually responsible for it. Physical injuries from a dog bite are compounded by the psychological impact of such an attack. Clients come to attorney Joleen Youngers not only severely injured, but also emotionally damaged.

Even people who previously loved dogs can become frightened or phobic of those animals after being bitten or attacked. Sharp teeth breaking the skin can result in both physical and mental scarring.

Holding Animal Owners Responsible

The firm’s lawyer and her dedicated staff hold pet owners responsible for dog bites. Not restraining the animal with a leash or a fence is a hazard to anyone nearby and a menace to an entire neighborhood. An attack can result in deep cuts or scarring on the face or any part of the body, which can have devastating and life-long effects on the victim.

You Focus on Recovery While Attorney Youngers Builds Your Case

The firm’s lawyer will build your dog bite case while you recover from your injuries. Her work will include handling medical bills and communicating with creditors and homeowners’ insurance companies.

Reach Out to Youngers Law

For more information on dog bite injuries or to schedule a free initial consultation with an experienced lawyer, please contact the firm online or call 505-933-8480 or 575-636-2057.