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$59,000 Jury Verdict on Behalf of a Union Laborer

Dog Bite Attorney Russo just recorded a $59,000 jury verdict in Middlesex Superior Court in Lowell, MA on behalf of a hard working union laborer who was bit in the hand by his neighbor’s dog while breaking up a dog fight in the lobby of his building.

Attorney Russo reported “in Massachusetts, if a dog bites someone, then provided that the person who was bit was not teasing, tormenting, or abusing the a dog, the owner is responsible for any damages caused as the result of the dog bite. It doesn’t matter if the dog owner was negligent or if the dog was dangerous. The Massachusetts dog bite statute, MGL c.140 sec. 155, is a strict liability statute.”

“The insurance company in this case, Liberty Mutual, dragged this case out for years. They actually argued our client’s own dog bit his hand. Liberty tried to see if we would cave before trial and take a lower number than the case was worth. Obviously we didn’t, and got a jury verdict which more than doubled their ‘best and final’ number.”

Our firm has been handling injury claims with success for years and can exhaust all possible resources to prove the other party is at fault and secure maximum compensation on your behalf. Set up a free consultation by calling (603) 883-4100 today. We are ready to fight for you.

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After my accident I was in so much pain and so confused that I didn't know where to go, so I contacted the Injury Law Center. Joe would sit and he would listen and talk to me and hear what I was saying and what was really going on with me. He explained everything. It really made a difference and gave me a peace of mind. I knew that he knew me well enough to take care of my best interests. He heard the story behind everything and made sure that the insurance company had to take action. Deb Brosnan
If someone I cared for was going to be going through something like this I would definitely recommend Injury Law Center as your first point of reference. My case went on for a very long time, over a year, and we were on very good terms the entire time. Attorney Russo came to visit me several times in the hospital and brought me things to do in rehab. They were very supportive the entire time. Injury Law Center was able to exceed my expectations and I am able to live comfortably without having to work. Valerie
I had a car accident that affected my business and my ability to deal with insurance companies was very difficult. Joe stayed the course and we were offered very fair compensation.I think it was because of Joe and the hard work of the team. It was a very long trial but it turned out to be in our favor which we were very happy about. Mat Morello