Dog Bites / Animal Attacks

We Hold the Owners of Dangerous Pets Responsible for Your Injuries

In 2014, a reported 42 deaths were dog-bite related and Texas ranked number one in lethal dog attacks across the country.

Source: DogBite.org

The Loredo Law Firm represents individuals who have been injured or lost loved ones due to dog bites or vicious animal attacks as a direct result of the careless, negligent, wrongful, or reckless act of the animal/pet owner.

Mr. Loredo has over 13 years of legal experience with exceptional personal customer service.

We are committed to serving McAllen TX - Edinburg TX and the local Rio Grande Valley including Harlingen, Weslaco, Brownsville, Jim Hogg County, Zapata County, Kenedy County, Starr County, Brooks County, Willacy County, Cameron County, Hidalgo County, Hidalgo, San Juan, Mission, Pharr, and Rio Grande City.

Domestic Pet, Dog Bites, and Animal Attacks

Animal injuries create much more than short-term physical pain. Victims are sometimes left permanently disfigured, plagued with disease, and have increased anxiety around pets or other animals.

Many people categorize animals attacks as dog bites. However, there are many other animals capable causing serious harm when pet or property owners do not take adequate responsibility to ensure safety measures. Pet cats, birds, ferrets, snakes, squirrels, and other animals can inflict injury through biting and scratching.

Additionally, children and adults have been prone to wild animal attacks in public parks and spaces. And livestock attacks are very common on farms.

Animal and pet owners need to be held responsible for the animals in their care. Animal owners are expected to know the dangerous tendencies of their pets. So if an animal owners fail to take appropriate precautions in preventing an animal attack, he or she can be found negligent and held accountable for victims' injuries. Affordable safety preventative measures consist of fencing, restraints, supervision, animal training, and more.

Common Animal Attacks

  • Dog Bites
  • Horseback riding accidents
  • Livestock handling
  • Wild animal attacks
  • Exotic animal bites
  • Monkey bites
  • Domestic animal attacks
  • Loose or unconfined animal attacks
  • Poisonous or venomous pet attacks

Common Animal Attack Injuries

  • Puncture wounds
  • Disfigurement
  • Rabies
  • Disease
  • Bruising
  • Lacerations
  • Broken bones
  • Infection
  • Mental and emotional trauma

Legal Rights After a Dog Bite or Animal Attack

If you suffered a personal injury due to a dog bite or animal attack because of insufficient protection from the animal owner, you have the right to file a personal injury claim. And seek compensation to cover current and future medical costs, mental anguish, and lost wages.

Contact Attorney Billy A. Loredo experienced dog bite attorney and animal attack lawyer who has the experience to take your claim to trial if necessary.

Dog Bite Lawyers for Animal Injury Claims

After an animal injury, you carry the burden of new medical bills, rehab, lost wages, pain and suffering, and mental anguish. To win your claim and receive compensation for damages you must prove the animal's owner was careless or negligent in the care and supervision of their animal.

As an example, if you are attacked and bitten by a dog while walking on a sidewalk because the owner failed to fence and restrain their pet properly, you could bring suit against them. You could build a case by demonstrating the pet owner knowingly failed to protect the public from their pet.

At The Loredo Law Firm we have successfully brought personal injury claims against negligent animal owners and won.