Dog Bites and Neurological Injuries

Serving clients throughout New Jersey


Dog bites do not only result in puncture wounds, bite marks and laceration scars.  Occasionally, dog attacks can result in nerve damage to the areas that were bitten.  For example, a dog attack victim that is bitten on their hand may at first believe that their injuries are superficial, but will eventually begin to experience numbness, tingling sensations, loss of grip, and possibly even the loss of use of the appendage as a result of the breakdown of nerves that were damaged when the dog bit the hand.  Also, a dog may bite a person in one place, but cause injuries to another.  An example of such an incident would be a dog attack victim being bitten on their arm or leg and getting pulled to the ground.  This can result in injuries to the spinal column, in the form of bulging or herniated discs.  More often than not, neurological injuries, whether they be to the extremities or to the spine, will often require some form of corrective surgery to alleviate pain and discomfort, or even to help regain the use of the affected body part.  This can result in enormous medical bills and insurance liens.  If you have been bitten by a dog in the State of New Jersey, and you believe that you have suffered neurological injuries in addition to your bite wounds, call David J. Cowhey, the South Jersey Dog Bite Lawyer, today on our 24/7 Attorney Hotline at (609) 513-0627.  Your initial consultation is completely free of charge, and if you do not recover compensation for your dog attack injuries, you do not pay any fees.