If you suffered injuries from a dog bite in Seattle, you may be eligible for a monetary award package that includes payment for a number of injury-related losses, including your medical bills, lost wages, reduced earning capacity, pain and suffering, and more. The owner of the dog that bit you should pay for every cost you have incurred from the bite. Pintas & Mullins Law Firm will pursue a claim against the owner on your behalf and help you receive fair compensation.
The Seattle dog bite lawyers at Pintas & Mullins Law Firm have fought for the rights of injured victims in Seattle and won compensation on their behalf. We have many resources at our disposal and want to put them to work on your case. We are so confident that we can steer your case to a full and fair compensation, we never collect any attorney’s fee until you receive a negotiated settlement or court award.
To speak with a member of our legal team today and receive a free, no-obligation case evaluation, call Pintas & Mullins Law Firm at (800) 794-0444.
Liability for Dog Bites in Washington State
The Revised Code of Washington (RCW) § 16.08.040 is very succinct and clear when it comes to dog bite liability in the state. The owner of the dog is liable for any injuries that result from the bite. This liability exists whether the bite occurred in a public place or at the owner’s private residence. It does not matter whether the dog had a history of aggressive behavior or the owner was aware of any violent tendencies in the animal. The owner is liable regardless.
Given how straightforward the legal code in Washington is when it comes to dog bite liability, the Seattle dog bite lawyers at Pintas & Mullins Law Firm can hold accountable the owner or anyone responsible for the care of the dog that bit you. Other potentially liable parties may include a dog spa or doggy daycare where the dog was staying, a veterinary office where the dog received treatment, or a dog sitter or dog walker who was supposed to be supervising the dog at the time of the bite.
Why Choose Pintas & Mullins Law Firm
Pintas & Mullins Law Firm is a longstanding personal injury firm serving clients in the Seattle area. Our attorneys have fought for victims’ rights and made sure they recover the compensation they deserve. You have many choices when it comes to hiring a personal injury lawyer, but we feel our firm offers a number of advantages clients may not receive with our competitors.
When you hire a dog bite attorney in Seattle from Pintas & Mullins Law Firm, we promise the following:
We Will Take on the Tough Cases
If you are hesitant to call a lawyer because you are not sure if you have a strong—or even a valid—case, let us take a look at your case anyway. We have built a career on tackling and winning tough cases, including those that other lawyers refused. If you spoke with another attorney, and they declined to take on your case, we want to hear from you and tell you how we can help.
Dedicated Client Service
We want you involved in the entire process from beginning to end. We will not make any decisions regarding your case without discussing them with you first and getting your input. At the same time, we will handle all of the paperwork and all of the minutiae so that you can focus all of your time and energy on recovering from your injuries and getting your life back together.
No Win, No Attorney’s Fees
You should never avoid calling a lawyer because you are afraid you cannot afford one or because you think you will have to pay the attorney’s fees out of pocket just for a consultation. At Pintas & Mullins Law Firm, we work purely on a contingency fee basis, meaning our attorney’s fees are contingent on winning your case. If you do not get paid, neither do we. There is no risk in having us on your team.
For a free legal consultation with an dog bite lawyer serving Seattle, call (800) 794-0444
Your Seattle Dog Bite Injury Compensation
The dog bite attorneys at Pintas & Mullins Law Firm will pursue both economic and non-economic compensation for your injury. We take on the responsible parties and the insurance companies and push for a settlement or award that includes money for:
- Medical bills
- Lost wages
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of consortium
- Emotional anguish
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The Washington State Statute of Limitations on Dog Bite Lawsuits
The state of Washington statute of limitations, RCW § 4.16.080, on personal injury lawsuits, including claims filed over dog bite injuries, is typically three years. However, the unique circumstances of your case may even extend or shorten this deadline. Pintas & Mullins Law Firm offers a free case evaluation and can alert you to any upcoming deadlines. If necessary, we will take quick legal action to keep your case active.
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The Seattle dog bite lawyers at Pintas & Mullins Law Firm want to get to work today on your case. Our personal injury lawyers in Washington State will collect the evidence we need to build a compelling claim on your behalf and pursue full and fair compensation. We never collect a fee until you get paid. To speak with a member of Pintas & Mullins Law Firm today and receive a free dog bite injury case evaluation, call (800) 794-0444.