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Dedication And Diligence In Dog Bite Cases

Attorney Michael J. Luzzi brings over 30 years of legal experience to Connecticut dog bite injury cases. Whether you or your child has been the victim of a dog’s aggression, Attorney Luzzi provides clear-sighted, results-driven counsel that can secure compensation for the harm you have suffered. As a supportive and dedicated ally, he offers peace of mind and responsive communication throughout the legal process; as an assertive advocate, he can build and present a compelling case that defends your rights as an injury victim.

Who Is Responsible For A Dog Bite Injury?

Under Connecticut statute, dog owners are strictly liable for their pet’s conduct. This means that it is not necessary to demonstrate that the owner knew their dog was aggressive, or that the owner was being negligent when the bite occurred, in order to hold the owner responsible.

Simply put, even if a dog has no history of biting, and is on a leash or being carefully monitored by its owner, the owner can still be sued for injuries the dog causes so long as the victim is not:

  • Criminally trespassing or behaving unlawfully when the dog attacks
  • Teasing or abusing the dog, provoking it to attack

In some cases, it is also possible to hold someone other than a dog’s owner accountable for dog bite injuries. For example, if an apartment complex’s landlord knows that a dog is prone to biting and yet does nothing to restrict it from being in common spaces controlled by the landlord, the landlord could be found negligent and liable for the harm caused.

If you or your child has been injured by a dog bite, you must immediately contact your local Animal Control Office. Even if your wound is relatively minor, you should also seek medical attention to prevent serious infection and rule out the transmission of any diseases.

For Efficient, Effective Representation, Talk To Attorney Luzzi

When you need confident, detail-oriented representation in dog bite injury cases, contact Law Offices Of Michael J. Luzzi, LLC. Attorney Luzzi has the skills and insight to organize and advance your case effectively and efficiently, and can help you pursue the compensation you need to make a healthy recovery. To schedule your consultation, call 203-404-5155 or send him an email.