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    • Scott Pryor
      Scott Pryor

      Attorney at Law - Scott is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and is listed in the top 1% of trial attorneys in the nation by the Litigator Awards. He is also a member of Super Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association—Champion Level and sits on the Communications Committee of GTLA, and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

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    • James MacLelland
      James MacLelland

      COO - James has 25 years of experience building productive teams, scalable processes, and profitable businesses.  Immediately prior to joining The Scott Pryor Law Group, as COO of a national law firm, James built and operated one of the largest legal intake teams in the country. Guiding a team of 70 individuals running 24/7 and 365 days a year they successfully marketed, retained, and onboarded over 200 new clients to the firm daily, achieving a pace and capacity of over 50,000 new clients annually. 

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    • Philip Lorenz
      Philip Lorenz

      Attorney at Law - Philip W. (“Phil”) Lorenz is a seasoned trial attorney, Phil has tried, mediated, or facilitated settlement of tens of millions of dollars in claims and lawsuits over the course of his career.

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    • Paul Dietrick
      Paul Dietrick

      Attorney at Law - Paul A. Dietrick has practiced civil trial law for over forty years, in State and Federal Courts, and Georgia Appellate Courts. Paul is a zealous guardian of the rights of those injured by the negligence and carelessness of others. Paul’s clients have recovered millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts.

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    • Jocelyn Galloway
      Jocelyn Galloway

      Attorney at Law - Jocelyn Galloway is an attorney with over a decade of experience and a legal process innovator who has dedicated her career to protecting the rights of plaintiffs against large corporations.

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    • Angie Hemmings
      Angie Hemmings

      Client Experience Manager - Angie joined The Scott Pryor Law Group and quickly made her mark on the Firm. Her previous employment on staff at a local church prepared Angie for her current role in client relations and marketing. Meeting prospective clients, checking in regularly with current clients, and staying in touch with former clients are what Angie is passionate about. She wants you to know that you and your family are important to her.

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      Rhonda Anzaldua

      Marketing Manager - Rhonda brings over 20 years of customer service and hospitality experience to the marketing and intake team. She is passionate about providing our clients with an outstanding experience from the very first day, and prides herself in her ability to be straightforward and honest but also able to empathize and offer comfort in the difficult conversations.

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      Steve Ware

      Senior Case Manager

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A dog bite can happen at any time. Whether in a public place or your own backyard, the a dog owner is responsible for preventing their animal from attacking you. If you suffered an injury due to a dog bite, you could potentially benefit from discussing your options with a personal injury attorney.

The injuries from a dog bite can severe, even when the dog involved is small. In addition to open wounds and broken bones, dog bites can cause life-long nerve damage and require plastic surgery. If a bite becomes infected, the consequences could be even more.  A Cobb County dog bite lawyer could help you collect relevant evidence and pursue compensation for your injuries.

Determining Responsibility for a Dog Bite

It is the responsibility of the owner of a dog to ensure it is either well-trained or secured in a manner that ensures it will not injure someone. An owner is only responsible for damages caused by a dog bite if they were aware the animal was violent or vicious, however. In some states, this is known as the “one bite rule.” Under that rule, a dog must have previously bitten someone to show that they have a propensity to be violent or vicious.

Georgia has a modified version of the one bite rule. While a plaintiff must show an owner must have known their dog was vicious before the bite to be liable, there are other ways to meet that burden besides proving the dog had bitten someone previously. For example, the owner of a dog left free to roam in an area with municipal leash laws may bear liability if their dog causes an injury.

Identifying the Owner of a Dog

In many cases, determining the owner of a dog involved in a dog bite case can be difficult. This is especially true in congested public areas like apartment complexes. An experienced Cobb County dog bite attorney may be able to help identify a particular dog through a variety of methods, including:

  • Interviewing witnesses and neighbors
  • Reviewing the police report for identifying information for the owner
  • Checking with Animal Control to determine if there other reports on a similar dog

Compensation Available from a Dog Bite Lawsuit

The potential monetary compensation available in a Cobb County dog bite case is similar to that of any personal injury lawsuit. A  suit can include a request for medical bills and any future medical treatment. It may also include wages lost due to the dog bite injuries. An injured plaintiff may also pursue non-economic damages from the qualitative effects of their injuries, including mental anguish, pain and suffering, and disfigurement.

Let a Cobb County Dog Bite Attorney Answer Your Questions

Regardless of the circumstances, the trauma from suffering a dog bite can be long-lasting. With the help of a Cobb County dog bite lawyer, you have the opportunity to pursue financial compensation and justice from the owner of the dog that bit you. Call today to schedule a consultation and begin the claims process.

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