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.

VEHICLE ACCIDENTS

We will promptly investigate your car, motorcycle or truck crash to pursue maximum damages.

INJURIES ON PROPERTY

If you were injured by someone’s animal or unsafe property, we hold that owner accountable

Wrongful Death

Wrongful death is a legal term referring to a person who is fatally injured as a result of the negligence of another person or entity.

PERSONAL INJURY

We fight back when legitimate claims are unfairly denied by insurance companies.

INSURANCE BAD FAITH

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.

$2.9

MILLION

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

$300

THOUSAND

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.

$500

THOUSAND

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.

$300

THOUSAND

NEGLIGENCE INJURY

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.

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