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Insurance Coverage for Dog Bites

Harrisburg Dog Bite Attorneys Represent Your Rights

Homeowner insurance policies commonly cover dog bite claims, especially if the dog is considered to be part of a potentially vicious breed. While you may be able to collect from the dog owner's insurance company, don't sign anything until you speak with one of the experienced attorneys at Metzger Wickersham. You could be eligible for more than what the insurance company has to offer.

Speak with a knowledgeable Harrisburg dog bite lawyer by calling (888) 286-2850!

If you are injured by someone's dog, their insurance will likely cover the costs of your injuries and other damages.

Some insurance companies, however, do take steps to limit exposure to dog bite claims because of the amount of loss. Certain companies require owners of specific breeds to sign a liability waiver, others will simply charge those owners more, and some will not offer insurance at all. In those circumstances, owners can get around this by taking the dog to classes that are designed to modify their aggressive behaviors.

Potentially Aggressive Dog Breeds

One of our firm's Harrisburg dog bite lawyers may be able to help you recover compensation for pain and suffering, mental anguish and emotional distress, as well as other damages related to your injury.

Here is a partial list of potentially aggressive breeds:
  • Miniature Pinschers
  • Toy Poodles
  • Llasa Apso
  • Rhodesian Ridgebacks
  • Rottweiler
  • Dachshunds
  • Pekinese
  • Chow Chow
  • Chihuahuas
  • Old English Sheep Dog
  • Giant Schnauzers
  • Cocker Spaniel
  • Pit Bull

Should you be injured by one of these breeds, or by a dog whose breed isn't listed above, don't hesitate to get in touch with our experienced team of legal professionals. We can review your circumstances to determine whether or not you have a case in a completely free evaluation. If you do have a case, we will do everything in our power to pursue just compensation on your behalf.

Backed by one of the largest support staffs in the area and award-winning attorneys, you can trust your case to Metzger Wickersham. Contact us today to learn more about your case!

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