Connecticut Dog Bite: 11-Year-Old Enfield Boy Recovering

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 by | Posted In: Dog Bites
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MASSAPEQUA, NY - AUGUST 26:  A pit bull mix plays in a dog park on August 24, 2012 in Massapequa, New York.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

MASSAPEQUA, NY – AUGUST 26: A pit bull mix plays in a dog park on August 24, 2012 in Massapequa, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

An 11-year-old Enfield, Connecticut boy is still recovering after being bitten by his neighbor’s dog. The boy received 43 stitches and will require plastic surgery. The dog bite incident occurred when the boy and his mother and sibling went to visit their neighbor’s new baby.

Connecticut law on dog bites is strict liability; this means that unless you are trespassing or taunting the dog, the owner is liable for your injuries. An experienced lawyer, like those at McEnery Price Messey & Sullivan, can help you prepare your case.

When working with your lawyer on a dog bite case, your attorney will work with you to maximize your recovery. In a dog bite case, you can seek damages for the following:

If you or your loved one have been injured by a dog, call our office immediately. Our team of lawyers will begin an immediate investigation.

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