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Dog Bite Injuries in Ohio

Ohio dog bite law exists, in part, to simplify the often complex principles of a personal injury case. In the average personal injury case, an injured party has the obligation to prove that there was a: duty, breach, that caused, damage. Duty and breach can be established in a variety of ways, but showing that a duty exists can be a highly technical and fact specific undertaking. As a result, Ohio has instituted a strict liability statute. What this means is that in order to recover, an injured party has a much easier road as duty and breach is already established by statute. In simple terms, the fact that a dog injured someone is enough to hold that owner strictly liable. This is subject to a few narrow defenses.

Traumatic Brain Injury Defined

Traumatic Brain Injury is defined as, “a blow or jolt to the head that disrupts the function of the brain.” These injuries can have especially severe consequences, including cognitive, emotional and behavioral complications. In some circumstances, such injuries can result in death. It frequently takes between 5 and 10 years for victims of such injuries to recover. If you believe that you or a love one has suffered from such an injury due to the negligence of another, it is imperative that you speak with an Ohio traumatic brain injury attorney to discuss your rights. While money alone will never make you or your family whole again, it can provide ongoing treatment and help provide closure to an unfortunate situation.


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Sawan & Sawan is an Ohio based traumatic brain injury law firm with Ohio traumatic brain injury attorneys licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio. If you were the victim of a traumatic brain injury in Ohio and would like to speak further about your specific legal matter, call Sawan & Sawan today at 1-866-INJURY-0 or 419-900-0955 to schedule a free consultation.