Keller & Keller's New Mexico Dog Bite Law Library
This page offers links to Keller & Keller's legal documents, reports, publications, and general personal injury discussions.
Each article is written from our firm's viewpoint, based on more than 75 years of personal injury experience. The goal is to give our existing and potential clients a better understanding of what they can expect to encounter in the days and weeks after their accident while we attempt to settle their injury claim.
In addition to the many first-hand accounts we provide in our legal library, there are also several educational articles, but please remember that none of the information provided on this site should be substituted for actual legal advice, nor is it designed to serve as such.
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How Long Will My Dog Bite Case Take to Settle? All cases will be different, but every dog bite victim needs to be aware of certain limitations that may prohibit them from filing a claim for damages. Learn more!
What To Consider When Hiring an Attorney for a Dog Bite When seeking an attorney to represent you after being attacked by a dog, look for previous experience handling animal attack cases. Learn more here.
How Much Is My Dog Bite Case Worth? The value of a dog-bite claims in New Mexico depends on many things including severity of the injury, medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
What Happens to the Dog After a Dog Bite Attack? After a dog attacks a person, several things could happen ranging from short term quarantine to more severe penalties for both the dog and the owner. Learn more here.
What If the Dog Owner Doesn't Have Insurance? What do you do if you're attacked by a dog whose owner doesn't have insurance. Can you still recover compensation for your injuries? Learn the answer here.
What Are My Legal Rights After a Dog Bite? If you've been attacked by a dog, you have certain rights under New Mexico law. Learn what those rights are and how you can protect yourself here.
New Mexico Dog Bite Laws What does New Mexico law have to say about dog bites and dog owners' liability? We discuss the issue in this article. Click here to learn more!
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Dog Bite Checklist
What to Do if You're Attacked
- Seek immediate medical attention
- Take photographs of the wounds
- Call 911 or animal control to report the incident
- Take photographs of the dog (if it's safe to do so)
- Gather information about the dog owner (name, address, phone number, insurance info)
- Contact an experienced dog bite attorney