Las Vegas Continues to Debate Additional Penalties for Aggressive Dog Attacks
As Las Vegas, Nevada debates changes in punishment for the owners of dogs that attack others, more and more people have been injured and nearly killed. The breed that seems to always come under scrutiny, pit bulls, are yet another breed that has raised the ire of the American people. Over the decades, many dog breeds have been accused of over aggression – Rottweilers, German Shepherds, etc. Many dog lovers do not believe various breeds are the problem behind the attacks. Instead, these advocates for canines state that any dog, when mistreated and rewarded for acts of aggression can become violent and attack innocent people and canines. If you have suffered a Las Vegas dog attack, and wish to sue for lost work, pain and suffering and for the medical bills you have incurred, contact Benson and Bingham for a free legal consultation today.
The consequences from dog attacks can last a lifetime. While cuts and bruises heal, scars from bites linger for decades and those attacked can live with paralyzing fears of mans’ best friend. Just this December, 9-year old Alexis Gates was attacked in her Las Vegas neighborhood. The dog came running at the young girl and bit her savagely on her lip and leg. Even though she was rushed to University Hospital after the attack, Miss Gates still has to work at extensive physical therapy. Emergency Room visits, treatments, psychological counseling and physical therapy can be very expensive. If you have been injured in a Clark County dog attack and wish to be reimbursed for medical bills, pain and suffering and lost work, contact the personal injury attorneys at Benson and Bingham.
Established and 2003, Benson and Bingham quickly became one of the leading Las Vegas personal injury law firms. Our attorneys work with each of our clients to develop a strong trusting relationship. These relationships have been the key to our firm’s success, evident by the over $24,000,000 in claims we were able to secure for our clients in 2010 and 2011.