Does insurance cover dog bites?

Does insurance cover dog bites?

In certain cases, dog bites and dog attacks can be covered by insurance. If the dog owner has homeowner's insurance or renter's insurance, liability may be covered by insurance. For example, the average payment by insurers for dog bite claims in 2013 was $28,035.

If a dog bit you or a loved one, contact Sacramento & Elk Grove-based personal injury attorney John O'Brien at once to determine whether you have a valid legal claim. If so, you may recover your medical bills, income lost during recovery, and further compensation for any disfigurement and your pain and suffering. Call 1-800-722-4176 or send us an email and someone from our office will be in touch with you shortly.

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