Injuries From an Animal Attack in Ohio
In Ohio, there is a 2 year statute of limitations that starts on the date of the incident that brought about your injury for which you can bring a lawsuit on your claims. This means that if you fail to bring suit within 2 years, you are forever barred from bringing it. There are two sets of rules in Ohio when it comes to injuries from animal attacks. Dog Bites are specifically provided for in the Ohio Revised Code. This set of laws sets forth strict liability on the part of the dog's owner, which mean that you do not have to prove fault and the dog's owner will be liable to you for all of your injuries and damages as a result of the dog bite. For other animal attacks, you will have to bring your claim in negligence, which does require you to prove fault.
Ohio Animal Injury Attorneys
If you've been injured as the result of an animal attack and your injuries require you to seek medical attention, you should consult with an attorney at Harris & Engler in order to try to receive compensation for your injuries and expenses by calling (614) 610-9988. The law firm of Harris & Engler is located in Columbus, Ohio, and its attorneys help individuals who have been bitten by a dog or received other injuries from an animal all around greater Central Ohio.