Dog Bites

Dog Bites in Texas

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Dog owners are responsible for the actions and behavior of their canine companions. However, if an owner is aware that their dog is dangerous, possesses a propensity to be vicious, and fails to protect others from the dog’s attacks, he or she is liable for any injuries or even deaths caused by their pet.

If you have suffered a serious injury after being bitten or attacked by a dog in Texas, it is imperative to seek qualified legal assistance to recover your entitled damages. Since 1998, Attorney Ruben Ortiz has helped countless of clients recover their compensation in personal injury matters, including dog bites. He has the complete understanding of state laws and court proceedings to help you navigate through any complexities of your case.

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Texas Dog Bite Law

Texas is a “one bite rule” or “negligence” state with regards to dog bites. To recover damages for a dog bite, the injured individual must demonstrate that the dog’s owner knew the dog had bitten someone before or had acted in an aggressive in the past, and the dog’s owner was negligent in controlling the dog or preventing the bit from happening, and that negligence resulted in injury. Texas’s statute of limitations provides a two-year window to file this type of personal injury lawsuit in the state’s civil court system.

Some Assurance in an Uncertain Time

Many people who are bitten by a dog wonder if it is worth the money trying to pursue compensation from the negligent owner. Our El Paso dog bite attorneys make the answer simple for you: yes. We offer contingency fees that mean you only pay us if we win your case. You can also utilize our no-cost case evaluation and consultation to learn what your case might be worth, as well as address any other questions you have in your mind about your pending dog bite case.

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At the Law Offices of Ruben Ortiz, we are dedicated to helping you make the best recovery possible from your injuries. We can investigate the scene of the attack and collect evidence necessary to build a strong and personalized case strategy just for you. Whether we reach a settlement inside or outside the courtroom, our legal team is prepared for any situation.

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