Many attorneys settle dog bite cases without taking into consideration the emotional trauma. Yet psychological and emotional harm often have a greater impact on life than the actual bite, and potentially add up to significant compensation.
The attorneys of Guenard & Bozarth know how to develop this portion of a dog bite claim. In the event of injuries caused by horses and livestock at farms, we also know how to hold the property owners liable. We work with victims and families to portray the fear and pain they experienced during the attack. We work with psychologists, psychiatrists and other professionals to detail the aftermath — fear of dogs, anxiety, panic attacks, sleeplessness, depression and post-traumatic “reliving.”
- We represented a young girl who was traumatized by the neighbor’s dog. When she retreated into her house, the animal followed her inside and bit her. She became scared of all dogs and fearful of leaving her house.
- Physical scars can have an emotional impact, too, especially for women. One client lost her lip to a vicious dog, leaving her self-conscious and depressed about the disfiguring injury.
By attending to the emotional and psychological damage, our lawyers help clients maximize their settlement or jury award. From offices in Sacramento and Elk Grove, we handle animal attacks in Northern California. Call 916-226-9098 for a free consultation or contact us online.
We will promptly investigate your car, motorcycle or truck crash to pursue maximum damages.
We fight back when legitimate claims are unfairly denied by insurance companies.
Bad faith litigation is becoming more common as the insurance industry continues to engage in dishonest practices that trample the rights of policyholders.
INSURANCE COMPANIES KNOW US BECAUSE THEY’VE PAID OUR CLIENTS OVER $130 MILLION DOLLARS.
CAR ACCIDENT INJURY
Guenard & Bozarth llp obtained a $2,962,903 jury verdict in the Sacramento County Superior Court for plaintiff David Schoonover, who suffered head and neck injuries and fractures in a head-on accident on Roseville Road in Roseville on July 22, 2012
HAIR SALON INJURY
Guenard & Bozarth LLP recently settled a case for $300,000 involving a hair weave that went terribly wrong. Our client was a young lady, and aspiring model, who experienced pressure necrosis from a tight weave and it changed her life.
SLIP & FALL INJURY
Guenard & Bozarth LLP recently settled a slip and fall case for $500,000 a couple weeks before trial. The client slipped and fell on a wet piece of cardboard in a grocery store and sustained a serious shoulder injury that required surgery.
On February 13, 2013 Maricela, a Certified Nursing Assistant presented to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital Emergency Room with complaint of neck and back pain. She was diagnosed with a neck strain and was given Ibuprofen and instructed to return if her symptoms did not subside.