Kissimmee Dog Bite Lawyers
A dog bite injury requires the professional advice of an attorney with experience in dog bite injuries. Unfortunately this is not always easy and many attorneys will claim they can handle any case, not understanding that a dog bite case is much different than a typical personal injury case. In other words, when choosing an attorney to represent you in a dog bite case, it is important to meet with several lawyers and come prepared with specific questions to ask. After all, initial consultations with a lawyer are free. So, be sure to set several appointments so you can find an attorney best suited for your dog bite case. Here are a few questions you should ask a Kissimmee dog bite attorney:
How Much Does the Attorney Charge To Cover A Dog Bite Injury?
Although every lawyer’s fee structure is different, it is best to work with an attorney who utilizes a contingency fee arrangement. A contingency fee means you owe the attorney nothing unless he wins the case, in which case his fees are covered via an agreed upon percentage of the compensation.
How Will the Attorney Communicate With You?
A common complaint you hear from clients is that their attorney never returned their calls and that they felt “left in the dark” about the status of their dog bite case. Be sure to raise this concern with your Osceola County dog bite attorney and find out what this communication policy is. At the very least, he should have a policy for regularly updating you on the progress of your case, either over the phone, via email or in person.
What Is Your Experience with Dog Bite Cases?
This is the key question as you want to make sure you hire an attorney with actual experience handling Florida dog bite claims. Your attorney should be familiar with the relevant dog bite laws and regulations and have a keen understanding of the compensation available and the way a dog bite case progresses from negotiation to trial. Only actual experience with dog bite cases will provide a lawyer with these qualifications.
Your Kissimmee Dog Bite Attorney
If you or someone you love has sustained injuries from a dog bite, immediately seek the advice of an experienced dog bite attorney. Working with a qualified, knowledgeable dog bite attorney will ensure your rights are protected and that you receive the compensation you deserve.
If you have additional questions or concerns about your dog bite injuries, please contact the Law Offices of James O. Cunningham, P.A. at 407-966-4408.
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After being wrongfully bit in the face by a dog I was referred to Mr. Cunningham by a family member. Mr. Cunningham & staff treated me with utmost graciousness and sensitivity all while giving me a feeling of his dedication and urgency to resolve my conflict in a most positive manner!
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