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Dog Bite/Animal Attack Injuries

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At the Law Offices of Jason M. Ranallo, P.C. we understand that a dog bite or attack can be an extremely painful and well as a traumatic event. The injuries are often serious, including scarring, disfigurement, nerve damage or death.

In Massachusetts, dog attacks are governed by M.G.L. c. 140 § 155. The law imposes “strict liability” on dog owners and/or keepers of the dog. The law holds an owner or keeper of a dog strictly liable if the dog causes personal injury or property damage and that the injured person was not trespassing, committing a crime or teasing the dog.


Massachusetts law not only applies to dog bites but also applies to any injury that a dog causes to an individual. For example, if you are in a park or private residence and a dog jumps on you and causes you to fall and be injured, you may have a claim against the owner and/or keeper of the dog.
It is important to know, in Massachusetts owners and keeper of dogs are still liable for personal injury or property damage even if they did not have any prior knowledge that the dog would bite or cause injury.

Attorney Jason Ranallo has been helping individuals who have been injured as a result of dog bites and attacks for over a decade. You can rest assure having the Law Offices of Jason M. Ranallo, P.C. working for you puts your case in the hands of an experienced, knowledgeable, aggressive and compassionate attorney who knows how to get results. He and his office will provide you with the personal attention and skill that each case needs. We will handle every aspect of your case, including going to trial if a full and fair settlement agreement cannot be reached.

If you or a loved one was injured as a result of a dog bite or an attack, call the Law Offices of Jason M. Ranallo, P.C. today at 781-344-6200 or contact the firm online to schedule a free consultation to review your case. For your convenience, home, hospital, evening and weekend appointments are available upon request. Let us show you what our knowledge, experience, and skills can do for you or your loved one. Call or contact us today. Your case will always be our top priority!