Dog Bites Involving Children In Chicago

A dog or other animal attacking your child can be a terrifying and emotional experience. In addition to treating the physical injury and any emotional trauma your child may be experiencing, it is also important to determine who is liable for financial damages. If your child has been injured in a dog attack, an experienced personal injury lawyer can provide the legal advice, guidance and representation you need.

At The Law Offices of John S. Eliasik, in Chicago, Illinois, we provide trusted personal injury representation to victims for a broad range of situations, including dog bites involving children. Our legal team is dedicated to helping with all aspects of our clients' legal claims, which normally are to be covered by the liable party's homeowners insurance.

We understand the complexities of dog injury claims involving children, particularly pertaining to obtaining coverage when medical insurance is in the parent's name and the claim is in the child's name. No matter what your situation entails, we will work diligently to resolve it favorably for you.

What To Do When Your Child Is Injured In A Dog Attack

After a dog attack, it is important to report the issue to the police immediately as well as tend to your child's injuries. Additionally, it is important to gather the following:

  • A detailed account of the attack
  • Photographs of the injuries or disfigurement
  • Dog owners' names

Cook County Dog Bite Recovery Attorney

With more than 17 years of experience, attorney John Eliasik has the knowledge and skill to handle all aspects of your case. He has worked as a defense lawyer for one of the largest insurance companies, which gives him valuable firsthand knowledge that he can use to the benefit of your claim. Often cases can be settled through negotiation, but if this is not possible Mr. Eliasik will be a strong advocate for you in the courtroom.

Free Consultation — Contact Our Firm

To talk to an attorney who has extensive experience with dog bites involving children in Chicago, call our office at 312-489-8146 or send an email using our online contact form. Initial case evaluations are free. Evening and weekend telephone consultations are available, as are off-site visit upon request.

We charge no fee until we win your case.

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