Dog Bites and Animal Attacks

The experience of a dog bite or other type of animal attack can result in physical and emotional scarring. The scarring can be particularly long lasting when a child is the victim. Webb, Stokes & Sparks provides dedicated legal representation to dog bite victims. We ensure your rights, or your child's rights, are protected and that fair compensation is obtained.

Were you bitten by a dog such as a pit bull, Rottweiler or other dangerous breed? Are you seeking legal help for an injury to a child? Contact Webb, Stokes & Sparks or call our San Angelo office to schedule your free initial consultation.

Understanding Texas Dog Bite Laws

Webb, Stokes & Sparks can discuss the circumstance leading to your injury. If the bite occurred on a person's property, your claim may be handled under premises liability law. Additionally, Municipalities and counties may have specific leash laws or other laws. The owner is liable for the dog bite if one of the following conditions is met:

  • He or she had knowledge of the dog previously biting someone or knowledge of the animal's propensity to bite
  • The dog bite injury was caused by the negligence of the dog owner
  • The dog bite injury was caused by a violation of a leash law or other animal control law
  • The dog bite injury was an intentional action of the dog owner

With over 50 years experience representing injured people, our attorneys can ensure your claim is given the attention it deserves. We frequently work with experts to determine the full physical and financial impact on the victim's life. We work to obtain fair compensation for people who may have permanent scars and disfigurement. The settlement award can provide for future surgeries if necessary. Webb, Stokes & Sparks considers all elements of the victim's suffering.

If you or a loved one has been the victim of a dog bite, contact our firm to schedule your free initial consultation.