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    Dedicated Dog Bite Injury Attorneys Serving New York


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      Buffalo Dog Bite Lawyers

      Dedicated Dog Bite Injury Attorneys Serving New York

      Buffalo Dog Bite Lawyers

      Dedicated Dog Bite Injury Attorneys Serving New York

      Every year, hundreds of thousands of people are seriously injured because of a dog bite. Dog and other animal attacks can result in much more than just physical pain.

      Many of these attacks can cause facial disfigurement and even a life-long fear of the breed or animal that caused the injuries.


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        Mr. Ranzenhofer and his attorneys were great! My case was handled quickly and I got a great result – $300,000. I fell at my doctor’s office, so I knew it was a hard case. Mr. Ranzenhofer developed a strategy that got me a great result. I highly recommend Mr. Ranzenhofer and his team of attorneys.

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        Every year, hundreds of thousands of people are seriously injured because of a dog bite. Dog and other animal attacks can result in much more than just physical pain.

        Many of these attacks can cause facial disfigurement and even a life-long fear of the breed or animal that caused the injuries.

        Our Experience

        Mike Ranzenhofer has obtained significant results for injury victims. For over 40 years, Mike Ranzenhofer has taken the time to listen to you and fight for the injury justice to which you are entitled to.

        Our Availability

        We are available seven days a week by telephone at (716) 542-5444 or by our contact form. We will personally meet you at your home, the hospital or at one of our thirteen local offices.

        Our No Fee Guarantee

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        Our sole purpose in helping accident victims is to maximize your benefits and protect you and your family. 

        • Communicate with you in plain language that is easy to understand.
        • Promptly return your telephone calls.
        • Quickly and thoroughly investigate and analyze your case.
        • Have your case personally handled by an attorney.
        • Keep you informed of the progress of your case at all times.
        • Show you the personal care, concern and attention which have been the hallmark of Friedman & Ranzenhofer, P.C. since 1955.
        • Accommodate the needs of you and your family during the handling of your case.
        • Vigorously protect your legal rights.
        See what the clients of personal injury attorney Mike Ranzenhofer have to say about him.

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        Mr. Ranzenhofer and his attorneys were great! My case was handled quickly and I got a great result – $300,000. I fell at my doctor’s office, so I knew it was a hard case. Mr. Ranzenhofer developed a strategy that got me a great result. I highly recommend Mr. Ranzenhofer and his team of attorneys.

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        I feel I was treated great. Mr. Ranzenhofer responded quickly with call backs and any questions, there were never any doubts of where my case was and he was always reassuring that being patient was the answer. And it was. I want to thank him and his legal team especially with the office personnel always friendly and also quick responses when messages were left. Highly recommended. Thanks for everything

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        Michael Ranzenhofer was very professional in dealing with my case. He always responded to calls in a timely manner. He was very thorough in handling my case. I would definitely use him again if I needed legal representation, and I would not hesitate to recommend him to others.

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        I was hit head on in a car accident and had got injured. I contacted Mike Ranzenhofer and he got started the process of getting money for me for my pain and suffering and future medical bills. Every time I called or came to his office he always took his time to help me. And we eventually won the case. He is an amazing lawyer and person himself and I would fully recommend him to anyone.

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        Read the success stories from some of our past cases
        • $2 Million Child Car Accident– A child ends up with a brain injury by a head on collision.
        • Defective Automobile– A woman injures her knee on the liftgate of a defective vehicle.
        • Defective Product– A man is seriously injured when a ramp created to put snowmobiles and ATVs in a truck snaps in half.
        • Car Accident Involving Neck Surgery– A man is seriously injured in a car accident and has to go through neck surgery because physical therapy couldn’t solve the issue caused by the accident.
        • Child Cheerleader Injury– A 15 year old girl is injured from aerial acrobatics because of the lack of safety mats.
        • Child Knee Injury– A young high school is injured when two roughhousing boys fall on top of her.
        • Premises Liability– A woman in her 60’s injures her ankle from a slip and fall on a stairwell.
        Steps to take after an injury

        First, it’s very important to make sure you’ve documented exactly what happened with your accident or injury. The date, the time, the names and addresses of those involved, as well as details of what happened are critical components that you’ll need as you try to work through the problems you’re having. If you’ve been in a car accident, we already have a checklist you can use. You can see the checklist at our Car Accident Checklist page.

        Secondly, you really should contact an Injury Attorney in Buffalo as soon as possible….because the other party’s Insurance Company is probably already working behind the scenes…and preparing to defend its client.

        Contacting an accident attorney is really very simple – and for your case, it’s a Free Consultation. I’ll provide the accident and injury help you need by spending time reviewing the facts with you to be able to tell you what possible remedies you have and make suggestions on how to proceed.

        Dog attacks in the United States result in an average of fifteen deaths per year. And unfortunately, about 75% of all dog bites involve small children. Even though some dog breeds are known to be more violent than others, there are many dog breeds that are capable of inflicting serious or fatal injuries. And in these types of cases, a victim of a dog bite may have a legal right to recover damages from the owner or other responsible party.

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        In New York, the owner of the dog is liable for the medical bills of the injured person. And the owner may also be liable for other damages if it can be proved:

        • The owner of the dog was negligent
        • The dog has a history of biting others
        • The dog was unrestrained

        In order to help your case, there are a few things you should do to help your case.

        First, get the name and address of the dog’s owner and any witnesses.  Secondly, make sure a police report gets filed.  Thirdly, take pictures of the dog – and the injuries.  And lastly, do not talk with the dog owner’s insurance company – let an attorney handle it.

        Contact Our Experienced Buffalo Dog Bite Lawyers

        Our  Buffalo Dog Bite Lawyers have been helping Buffalo area residents with injuries due to dog bites for more than two decades.  Our attorneys know what questions to ask and how to handle insurance companies.

        Have you or a loved one been seriously bitten or attacked by a dog?  Contact our experienced Buffalo Dog Bite Lawyers to fight for your full recovery.

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