Millions of people suffer dog bites every year. Illinois law holds dog owners liable if their dog attacks someone under the following circumstances:
• The attack is unprovoked.
• The victim is peaceably conducting him or herself in a location where he or she has a legal right to be.
If you or someone you know has been injured by an animal, you should speak to an attorney right away to determine your rights. For a free consultation with an experienced attorney from the Klest Injury Law Firm, please dial 866-264-7639.
© Joseph G. Klest, 2011.