Call Us Today     888-737-4129
Select Page

Dog Bite Injury Attorney
in St. Pete & Pinellas Park, FL

Dog bites can result in mild to severe injuries, including costly hospital visits and permanent disfigurement or scarring. Dog owners in Florida are strictly liable for damages suffered by the person bitten regardless of whether or not the dog showed vicious tendencies. If the dog also showed aggressive behavior and the owner knew, you may also make a claim that the owner’s negligence caused your injuries.

Who is responsible for a dog bite?

Depending on whether you pursue recovery in strict liability or in negligence, you may be able to hold more than one party responsible. Responsibility is not limited to the dog’s owner. Property owners or landlords may also be liable if they are aware of a dog’s dangerous tendencies. In both scenarios, the liable person usually does not pay the costs personally, instead their homeowners or renters insurance will pay your costs.

In some cases, employers may also be liable if the injury took place while you were working. This type of claim is handled through the worker’s compensation process.

What damages are covered?

Dog bite victims are entitled to compensation for past and future medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and emotional distress. It is important to seek medical care immediately as well as any follow-up care recommended so that your medical expenses can be claimed with certainty and maintain records of time spent off work.

Call us today to discuss your injuries!

Insurance companies, landlords, and dog owners can be reluctant to admit fault and pay for your injuries. Sometimes you may be pressured to settle for less than your case in worth. The attorneys of Oldham & Delcamp have experience dealing with insurers and negotiating with at-fault parties to seek adequate compensation for your injuries.

Slip and Fall in Florida

An attorney also knows the particulars of law, and what the rules are in their home state(s). There are two laws in Florida that may have an effect on your case and the compensation that you are awarded. 

Statute of Limitations

In Florida the victim of a slip and fall accident has 4 years to file their suit in civil court. Legal counsel will make sure that you meet all the requirements for your case. 

Pure Comparative Negligence

The state of Florida evaluates slip and fall cases in regards to comparative negligence. In layman’s terms, they will determine how much fault the victim has in the accident. If they were in a restricted area, behaving in an unsafe manner, etc. If the court determines that the victim bears fault, the reward can be decreased. 

Don’t Face it Alone

If you have been injured in a slip and fall accident in Florida, you need professionals to advocate for your needs. Contact us to discover how we can help you to get through the difficult time after an accident. Oldham and Delcamp trial attorneys have the experience and expertise to fight for your needs and help you to reclaim your life after a slip and fall accident. We can help as your slip and fall lawyer, DUI law and auto accident attorney as well as rear-end accidents attorney, trucking accidents attorney and premises liability lawyer.

Oldham & Delcamp LLC Oldham & Delcamp LLC
I have used Oldham & Delcamp for years. Jack Delcamp has always been very professional, knowledgeable and has the unique abi...
Oldham & Delcamp LLC Oldham & Delcamp LLC
Complete and very business get the job done attorneys. Great to have on your team.
Oldham & Delcamp LLC Oldham & Delcamp LLC
They were a pleasure to work with.
Oldham & Delcamp LLC Oldham & Delcamp LLC
Very nice to deal with.
Oldham & Delcamp LLC Oldham & Delcamp LLC
They did a great job on my real estate closing! Very professional and knowledgeable about a large number of practice areas. I...
Oldham & Delcamp LLC Oldham & Delcamp LLC
The most professional, knowledgable, honest attorneys Ive ever work with!!
Oldham & Delcamp LLC Oldham & Delcamp LLC
I was very please with Oldham and Delcamp. They were both friendly and helpful and answered all my questions. I worked the cl...
Oldham & Delcamp LLC Oldham & Delcamp LLC
After hassling with a Mortgage company about return of escrow for over 18 months I turned the matter over to Oldham Delcamp. ...
Oldham & Delcamp LLC Oldham & Delcamp LLC
Jeffrey was very helpful and informative. I appreciate that he took the time to ensure that I knew everything that was taking...
Oldham & Delcamp LLC Oldham & Delcamp LLC
They go above and beyond. I’m so glad I found them
Oldham & Delcamp LLC Oldham & Delcamp LLC
Great group of guys that are always professional and attentive with my legal matters. Glad to have them in my corner.
Oldham & Delcamp LLC Oldham & Delcamp LLC
Oldham and Delcamp do great work and can cover their clients needs on many fronts. I have dealt with them on many real estate...
Oldham & Delcamp LLC Oldham & Delcamp LLC
Jack and Gordon are amazing Lawyers. They are skilled in many areas of the law, and I would highly recommend them for your le...
Oldham & Delcamp LLC Oldham & Delcamp LLC
Great firm, great staff
Oldham & Delcamp LLC Oldham & Delcamp LLC
Mr. Oldham and his paralegal team pursued and achieved the best possible results for my case. They were responsive and courte...
Google
Oldham & Delcamp LLC Oldham & Delcamp LLC
Worked with Gordon on a real estate transaction and his expertise saved me a ton of time and headaches. Gordon is extremely k...
Google
Oldham & Delcamp LLC Oldham & Delcamp LLC
I highly recommend Oldham & Delcamp for any criminal defense matters. It is important when choosing a criminal defense attorn...
Google
Oldham & Delcamp LLC Oldham & Delcamp LLC
Google
Oldham & Delcamp LLC Oldham & Delcamp LLC
Jack Delcamp and Gordon Oldham with Oldham & Delcamp are both skilled attorneys whom I trust to handle many of my Clients mos...
Google
Oldham & Delcamp LLC Oldham & Delcamp LLC
First call for all my legal questions - best in town!
Google
Oldham & Delcamp LLC Oldham & Delcamp LLC
Jack Delcamp has assisted me in a number of matters and has always been extremely knowledgeable, responsive and professional....
Google
Oldham & Delcamp LLC Oldham & Delcamp LLC
Very professional and responsive. Our real estate closing went very smoothly and I will definitely use them again.
Google
Oldham & Delcamp LLC Oldham & Delcamp LLC
Mr. Oldham was incredibly helpful during our consult. He is very professional as well as knowledgeable. I'd definitely consul...
Google
Oldham & Delcamp LLC Oldham & Delcamp LLC
They are a great Team and I have used them for years. From closings to legal advice they are amazing.
Google
Oldham & Delcamp LLC Oldham & Delcamp LLC
I work in Human Resources and often have employees who come to me looking for a recommendation for an attorney to handle thei...
Google
Oldham & Delcamp LLC Oldham & Delcamp LLC
Attorney Jack Delcamp was able to resolve a landlord / tenant lawsuit for me without having to litigate. With his superior kn...
Google
Oldham & Delcamp LLC Oldham & Delcamp LLC
These guys are amazing. You can tell they really care about the people they represent, they tell you straight and help you m...
Google
Oldham & Delcamp LLC Oldham & Delcamp LLC
Highly recommend Oldham & Delcamp. They are professional and know how to put you at ease for all your legal matters. Trusted ...
Google
Oldham & Delcamp LLC Oldham & Delcamp LLC
GREAT Americans defending our rights! 👍🏼👍🏼🇺🇸
Google
Oldham & Delcamp LLC Oldham & Delcamp LLC
I have been impressed with Gordon and his responsiveness to legal questions. I would not hesitate to recommend Oldham & Delc...
Google
Oldham & Delcamp LLC Oldham & Delcamp LLC