PHILIP S. ABROMOWITZ, ATTORNEY AT LAW
5920 E. PIMA ROAD, SUITE 150
TUCSON, ARIZONA 85712
PHONE: 318-3200 or outside Tucson 1-800-615-6688
WELCOME TO BITELAW.COM
This is the right place for you if:
• You live in the State of Arizona.
• You or a member of your household, has been the victim of a dog bite or mauling.
• You don't own the dog.
• The injuries are serious. For example: where stitches are needed; flesh is torn
leaving the potential for scarring; bones are broken; emotional and psychological
damage may have been done.
If you or a family member has been attacked by someone else's dog and has received
serious injury, it is important that you be represented by an Attorney who is experienced
in handling dog bite cases. For 33 years I have been successfully representing dog bite
victims. There is no charge to review and evaluate your case. All you need to do is call
my office by dialing either BITELAW (248-3529) or 318-3200. Either phone numbers
puts you in touch with my office. We can set up an appointment that is convenient for
you. I would like to share some additional basic information with you at this time.
When a person is a victim of a dog bite, it's important to understand who is legally
responsible for the damage that the dog does. Obviously, the owner of the dog is the
responsible party. However, they are only legally responsible if the law says so.
Fortunately, there is a strict liability in Arizona for a dog bite. Basically that means that a
dog owner is responsible for the injuries their dog inflicts even if the dog has never bitten
anyone before. The dog does not get "free bite". However, there are some defenses to a
dog bite claim. This is why you should be represented by an experienced Attorney who
will investigate the case. One defense might be based upon a claim that the dog was
provoked and the victim caused the dog to bite.
PHYSICAL DAMAGE TO THE VICTIM
Dog bites can cause complicated wounds and injuries. Some dog bites are quite deep and