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Question: What is the average settlement for a dog bite in Virginia?

Answer: “There is no such thing as an average settlement. Every case is different. Lawyers cannot evaluate cases without knowing all the facts and reviewing all the pertinent medicals records.”

Settlements and Compensation for Dog Bite Victims

  • Pain and suffering: This is the right to compensation for physical pain and suffering and mental anguish you have suffered and could possibly endure in the future.
  • Loss of Earnings: You are entitled to recover for the loss of earnings which you suffered from your injuries.
  • Future Loss of Earnings: If your injuries have prevented you from your ability to earn income in the future, you can recover damages for the value of the reduction in earning capacity with reasonable probability which will occur in the future.
  • Disfigurement: If the injury causes scarring or other unsightly marks, the victim is entitled to recovery for the disfigurement. Because these injuries are often in very visible places, victims are often very self-conscious of their appearance.
    • Children are frequently bitten in the facial region and require plastic surgery.
  • Medical Expenses: Damages include any sort of medical expenses that a victim has had to pay for at a hospital, clinic, or to a pharmacy.
  • Wrongful Death of a Loved One

Time Deadlines for Virginia Dog Bite Claims

In Virginia, there are strict deadlines for filing a lawsuit. In many cases, Virginia provides a two-year deadline also known as a Statute of Limitations. However, sometimes special circumstances apply and can alter that deadline.  It is important to contact an experienced attorney as soon as possible after the accident to protect your rights.

Virginia Dog Bite Lawyers – Contact us today.

If you’d like to discuss your case with one of our Virginia dog bite lawyers, give us a call or send us an email to setup an appointment. It’s free and there is no obligation. After learning more about what happened to you or your loved one, we will help you to understand you legal options. If you do decide to retain us to represent you, we have a no fee promise – you pay no legal fees unless we settle or win your case.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″ css=”.vc_custom_1520022942475{padding-right: -20px !important;}”][vc_tta_pageable no_fill_content_area=”1″ autoplay=”5″ active_section=”1″ pagination_color=”orange” css=”.vc_custom_1520025228556{background-color: #0056a8 !important;border-radius: 4px !important;}”][vc_tta_section title=”CASE RESULTS” tab_id=”1520022464398-537aa93f-700d”][vc_column_text]

CASE RESULTS

$134,000.000

5-year-old girl bitten on face,
lip, and mouth by neighbor’s Chow

Arlington, VA

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CASE RESULTS

$100,000.00

FedEx delivery driver sustained
major injuries to arm after being bitten
by a Chow while working

Wythe County, VA

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CASE RESULTS

$100,000.00

Postal worker sustained a serious knee
injury after being attacked by a
German Shepherd while working

Norfolk, VA

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CASE RESULTS

$100,000.00

FedEx delivery driver sustained
injuries to his arm after being bitten
by a Chow while working

Wythe County, VA

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CASE RESULTS

$100,00.00

7-year-old playing outside in front of her
house when a neighbor’s Rottweiler
dug a hole under the fence and attacked her

Winchester, VA

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CASE RESULTS

$80,000.00

Child was playing in neighbor’s yard
with other kids when neighbor’s dog
flew out of the house and attacked her.

Fauquier County, VA

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CASE RESULTS

$40,000.00

Client passing woman working
2 German Shepherds in a parking lot
when they suddenly attacked him

Fairfax, VA

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