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In the United States, dog bites are a serious concern, with over 4.5 million incidents reported annually, as stated by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Shockingly, more than 885,000 of these cases necessitate medical attention.  Experiencing a dog attack or injury can be an extremely painful and distressing event. Although the aftermath of a dog bite injury might seem daunting, having a qualified accident attorney on your side can make all the difference. 

If you or someone close to you has suffered a dog attack in Texas, rest assured that Deon Goldschmidt Attorneys is here to provide the compassionate and expert legal support you need. Our dedicated team understands the physical, emotional, and financial toll these incidents can take, and we are committed to helping you obtain the full and just compensation you rightfully deserve. With our extensive experience in dog bite cases and a proven track record of successful outcomes, you can trust us to advocate tirelessly for your rights and ensure that justice is served.

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Common Types of Dog Bite Injuries

  • Face Injuries
  • Emotional Effects
  • Tissue Damage
  • Broken Bones
  • Puncture Wounds
  • Scars
  • Head and Neck Injuries
  • Lacerations
  • Infections & Rabies

TEXAS One Bite Rule v. Strict Liability 

The "one bite rule" is a legal principle that states that the owner of a dog or other animal is not liable for injuries inflicted by the animal if it is the first time the animal has bitten someone. After the first bite, the owner is considered to be on notice of the animal's propensity to bite and may be held liable for any future injuries.

"Strict Liability" refers to a different legal principle used other states and not in Texas

What To Do After A Dog Bite Injury

In Texas it's important to know what steps to take in order to pursue compensation for your injuries. If you have been attacked by another person's pet follow these three steps to ensure you are covered by Texas dog bite law both financially and physically:

Seek Medical Attention Immediately

Don't wait to seek medical attention. If you've been attacked by a dog, it's imperative to seek medical attention right away, even if you don't think you've been seriously injured. Dog bites can cause serious infections, and it's important to have any wounds treated as soon as possible. In some cases, victims of dog bites may also need to receive vaccinations for rabies or other diseases.

Collect Information and Take Photographs

It's important to request information about the dog that attacked you, such as the breed, name, and owner's contact information. It's also important to get the contact information of any witnesses to the attack. If you have a camera or smartphone with you, take photographs of your injuries as well as the scene of the attack. These photographs can be used as evidence if you decide to file a personal injury lawsuit against the dog's owner.

Contact a Texas Dog Bite Attorney

After being attacked by a dog, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages. An experienced Texas personal injury law firm such as Deon Goldschmidt Attorneys will help you understand your legal rights and options and fight for the compensation that you deserve.


The Personal Injury Attorneys at Deon Goldschmidt Attorneys will investigate your case and gather evidence to determine

whether or not the dog bite was due to negligence on the part of the dog owner. There are many factors that can contribute to a dog bite, such as if the dog was provoked, if the owner knew the dog was aggressive, or if the owner was negligent in restraining or supervising the dog.

Common factors affecting liability in dog bite injury cases include trespassing, provocation, and negligence.  Dog bite injuries are a common occurrence in our society. The most common factors affecting liability in dog bite injury cases include trespassing, provocation, and negligence. Trespassing is when the injured party has been bitten on private property by someone else's dog. Provocation can be used as an excuse for not being liable if the injured party was provoking or teasing the dog before it bit them. Negligence may also play into whether or not an owner is liable for their actions with a pet - such as failing to follow local leash law regulations that led to an attack and/or injury of another person.

If You've Suffered From A Dog Bite Injury In Texas Contact Deon Goldschmidt Attorneys Today!


Deon Goldschmidt Attorneys are a law firm that works on a contingency basis, which means if your case is not a winning case, you don't pay! Additionally, these Texas Dog Bite Attorneys offer free consultations any day of the week; you just have to call or send a message! For your free consultation, get in touch with an experienced Dog Bite Accident Lawyer today!


Insurance companies can be tricky to work with if you're trying to get compensated for an injury. There's no one free resource that can tell you the value of your injury claim, so it's important to hire an attorney who knows what they're doing. If you or your child has been injured by a vicious dog, don't try to guess at the value of your case. Make sure you're compensated fairly by hiring an experienced dog bite lawyer.

Dogs Can Be Unpredictable

• Millions of people are bitten by dogs every year in the United States

• One in six people require medical attention as a result of a dog bite or other animal attack

• Dog owners are liable for any injuries sustained from their animal if it attacks someone due to negligence

What You Need to Know About Proving Your Dog Bite Injury

To hold a dog owner accountable for a bite, you will need to prove that:

-The defendant is responsible for the pet at the time of the attack

-The defendant was negligent and this negligence was the proximate cause of the dog bite

-You suffered damages in the attack


Owners of pets are often unwilling to cooperate with lawsuits involving bites or attacks. They may deny culpability, try to place blame on the victim, or even try to skip town to escape liability. However, most pet bite claims conclude during pre-trial settlement negotiations. The pet owner usually has to pay what he or she legally owes the victim in damages, but there are no other consequences.

At Deon Goldschmidt Attorneys, we understand that a dog bite can have a serious impact on your life. We have years of experience helping victims receive fair compensation for their injuries, and we will fight hard to get you the money you deserve. You should not have to suffer because of someone else's negligence. 

Hire The Best Dog Bite Attorneys in Texas

At Deon Goldschmidt Attorneys, we have a team of experienced personal injury lawyers who specialize in dog attacks and dog bite injury cases. We understand the physical and emotional toll that dog bites can take on victims and their families, and we're committed to helping our clients get the compensation they deserve.

If you've been bitten by a dog in Texas, don't hesitate to contact us today to schedule a consultation with one of our experienced dog bite lawyers. We'll provide the guidance and support you need to get back on track and move forward with your life.

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