Fort Wayne Dog Bite Lawyers

Indiana Dog Attack Injury Attorney

If you or your child has been injured by a dog, you may be able to take action against the dog owner to obtain compensation for your injuries. At Van Gilder & Trzynka, P.C., we help injury victims in Greater Fort Wayne, Indiana, who have been injured by a dog bite or attack. We understand the physical and emotional injuries that can occur after a dog attack, and we have the skill and experience to help.

Has your child been injured in a dog attack? Contact us to speak with one of our experienced Fort Wayne dog bite attorneys about your case.

Dog Bite Injuries: A Means Test

In the state of Indiana, dogs are presumed to be harmless regardless of their breed or size. In order to prove negligence on behalf of a dog’s owner, two conditions must be met:

  • Someone had control over the property where the dog bite/attack occurred and;
  • Someone in control had actual knowledge that the dog had a dangerous propensity

Proving ownership can be relatively easy. Proving actual knowledge can be a bit more difficult. That is why it is extremely important to have a lawyer who truly understands the law surrounding this issue to represent you.

Our main focus is protecting the rights of injured parties and helping them obtain financial compensation for the injuries and losses they have suffered. We understand the physical, emotional and financial hardships you may be facing — let us help you get the support you need.

Dog bite injuries can range from a puncture wound or laceration, to broken bones or nerve damage. If you or your child is suffering after a dog attack, please call our office at 888-255-7910 to set up an appointment to discuss your case. You may also contact us online.

  • Van Gilder & Trzynka, P.C.
    436 East Wayne Street
    Fort Wayne, IN 46802
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    435 Ann Street
    New Haven, IN 46774
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  • Phone: 260-424-8132
    Toll Free: 888-255-7910
    Fax: 260-969-5361