Dog Bite Attorney in Nashville
A lawyer who serves Davidson and surrounding counties
Coming face to face with an unfriendly dog can be a frightening experience. If you are attacked, a dog bite can leave you seriously injured. If you were bitten by a dog, you need a personal injury lawyer to fight for your rights. Attorney Christopher “Kim” Thompson can help you recover the financial compensation you deserve.
Recovering compensation can be complicated. It can be hard to track down the dog’s owner. Or if the owner may deny any responsibility for what happened. At Thompson Law, we know how to hold negligent dog owners accountable.
Insurance companies are supposed to help after you’ve been injured in a personal injury accident but they are concerned about their best interests, not yours. Attorney Thompson knows how they operate. He used to work for the insurance companies as a claims adjuster. They will try to find a way to pay you as little as possible.
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The injuries suffered in a dog bite can be very serious. Dogs have powerful jaws that bite down with great force. Even minor bites can leave with scarring or disfigurement. You may need plastic surgery. More severe bites can result in nerve damage or torn muscles. A dog attack can also leave you with emotional and psychological damage.
Attorney Thompson knows the impact a dog bite can have on victims and their families. In addition to physical and emotional effects, there is also a financial impact. Medical expenses can add up quickly. You may be left unable to work for some time, resulting in a loss of income. It can become more difficult to pay the bills.
A dog’s owner is responsible for training the dog and keeping it under control at all times. It doesn’t matter if the attack happened on private or public property. If you’ve been hurt by a dog bite, you deserve financial compensation for your injuries. Attorney Kim Thompson can help you through the claims process.
Attorney Thompson investigates to get all of the facts in your case. He carefully reviews all documentation, such as police reports and medical records. If there were witnesses, he interviews them about what they saw. He focuses on building a strong case that proves you were the victim of negligence.
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He also determines the total amount of damages that you have suffered. This includes all medical expenses for treating your dog bite injuries – both now and in the future. It includes lost wages if you couldn’t return to work because you were hurt. Other damages may include pain and suffering and emotional distress.
When insurance companies see how much work attorney Thompson has put into a case, they often realize it is in their best interests to stay out of court. They usually agree to talk about a settlement. Attorney Thompson is not interested in making a quick deal that helps them save money. He is only interested in a resolution of your case that meets your needs.
If you were bitten by a dog in the Nashville area, it’s important to talk to an attorney as soon as possible. You generally have only one year from the date of the attack to take legal action, and it can take time to build a case.
Learn more about a personal injury attorney can help. Contact attorney Thompson to schedule a free consultation.