An 11-year-old Enfield, Connecticut boy is still recovering after being bitten by his neighbor’s dog. The boy received 43 stitches and will require plastic surgery. The dog bite incident occurred when the boy and his mother and sibling went to visit their neighbor’s new baby.
Connecticut law on dog bites is strict liability; this means that unless you are trespassing or taunting the dog, the owner is liable for your injuries. An 11 year-old New Haven boy was recently bitten by a dog that caused significant injuries.
An experienced New Haven personal injury lawyer will work with you to maximize your recovery. In a dog bite case, you can seek damages for the following:
- Medical bills, treatments, and/or long term care related to the injury
- Any lost wages or future lost wages if your injuries have caused a change in your ability to perform the functions of your job
- Any psychological change in how the victim responds to dogs post-injury