Dog Bite Lawyer in Pennsylvania

Handler, Henning & Rosenberg LLP: Fighting for You

Every year in the United States almost 2% of the population is bitten by a dog.

In a single year in Pennsylvania, there were 469 hospital discharges from dog bite injuries. The Pennsylvania Department of Health states that 46% of school children had been bitten by a dog by the time they reached the 12th grade. This is an alarming dog bite statistic. According to the CDC, about 60% of dog bite fatalities are among children under the age of 10. Dog bite injuries can be severe. If you or your child has been severely injured in a dog attack, let Handler, Henning & Rosenberg LLP handle your case.

We have experienced dog bite attorneys backed by the resources of one of the largest personal injury firms in the area. Since 1922, our firm has dedicated its efforts to fighting on behalf of those who have experienced injury due to the neglect of others.

Call (888) 498-3023 to begin a free case evaluation with our firm. We are available 24/7!

Dog Bite Laws in Pennsylvania

A victim who was not severely bitten would have to prove that the dog previously bit another. Then the dog would fall under the “one bite rule” per Pennsylvania dog bite laws. If the dog has never bitten before, Pennsylvania provides two different solutions to the victim that depend on the degree of injury sustained.

Injuries are classified as severe or non-severe:

  • Severe Injuries: These result in broken bones or severe lacerations that require stitches / surgery.
  • Non-Severe Injuries: These are defined as injuries that required minimal medical expenses.

In Pennsylvania, aggressive dog owners are completely liable for medical expenses, all other losses, and legal damages in any instance where a dog inflicted severe injury on a person without provocation.

Pursue compensation with a Pennsylvania dog bite attorney! We have offices located in Hanover, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Carlisle, and York for client convenience.

  • Handler, Henning & Rosenberg LLP (717) 775-7579 1300 Linglestown Rd
    Suite 2

    Harrisburg, PA 17110
    He gave me my life and future back!
  • Handler, Henning & Rosenberg LLP (717) 775-7579 1300 Linglestown Rd
    Suite 2

    Harrisburg, PA 17110
    The whole staff was knowledgeable and the entire experience with them was great.
  • Handler, Henning & Rosenberg LLP (717) 775-7579 1300 Linglestown Rd
    Suite 2

    Harrisburg, PA 17110
    HHR was 100% on my side the whole way through.
  • Handler, Henning & Rosenberg LLP (717) 775-7579 1300 Linglestown Rd
    Suite 2

    Harrisburg, PA 17110
    I put my trust in your hands and were happy that you settled my case!
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