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been bitten or injured by a dog?

Tim O'Keefe at (860) 246-2700

In Connecticut, a dog bite or an injury caused by an attacking dog is the legal responsibility of the owner or “keeper” of the dog, even if the dog does not have a history of violence or dangerous acts.

If you or a loved one have suffered an injury as a result of a dog bite or a dog attack, please contact me, Timothy L. O’Keefe, Esq., a Connecticut Dog Bite Attorney, to discuss a claim for financial compensation. My firm and I have years of experience in representing victims of dog attacks, bringing cases to trial and negotiating many settlements.

Serious dog attacks can result in significant injuries including scarring, nerve injuries, puncture wounds and infection. In addition, many suffer injuries in connection with fending off dog attacks. Dog owners should be held legally accountable for these injuries.

According to the American Veterinary Medical Association:

  • An estimated 4.7 million Americans will be bitten this year.
  • Primary victims are children.
  • As many as 800,000 people annually require medical treatment for dog bites.
  • About 12 people each year die from dog attacks.
  • Dog bites most commonly affect the arm/hand (45.3%), leg/foot (25.8%), and head/neck (22.8%).
  • Young children are most frequently bitten in the head and neck region.

Contact me even if you’re unsure if you have a case. We can discuss the incident at no charge to you.

Akita Attacks Child in New Haven

Connecticut Dog Bite Lawyer Tim O’Keefe has been hired to represent the interests of a seven year old girl who was attacked by an Akita dog in New Haven, Connecticut.  “This dog had a violent history and, reportedly, was already under a quarantine order at the time of this attack.  This young girl suffered very painful injuries to her leg and has been left with significant residual scarring.  We will pursue a claim for damages on her behalf.”  Tim O’Keefe

For a Free Consultation with a Connecticut Dog Bite Lawyer, please contact us directly.


Tim O’Keefe to Represent Victim of New London Dog Attack

Connecticut Dog Bite Lawyer Tim O’Keefe has been retained by the victim of a recent dog attack in New London, Connecticut.  “The dog bit the woman in the leg causing a very significant leg injury.  She had to go to the Emergency Room for her injuries and will require follow up medical care.  We intend to pursue a full damages recovery for her losses.”  Tim O’Keefe

For a Free Consultation with a Connecticut Dog Bite Lawyer please contact us directly.


Tim O’Keefe Retained for Danielson Pit Bull Attack

Connecticut Dog Bite Lawyer Tim O’Keefe has been retained by a woman who recently suffered injuries in a pit bull attack in Danielson, Connecticut.  “This apartment complex has a strict provision in its lease against having pit bull dogs on the premises.  It appears that lease provision was violated in this circumstance.  Our client suffered a very significant hand injury in this attack.  We will be filing a lawsuit very shortly.”  Tim O’Keefe

For a Free Consultation with a Connecticut Dog Bite Lawyer, please contact us directly.


Lawsuit Filed for Danielson Dog Attack

Connecticut Dog Bite Lawyer Tim O’Keefe has filed a lawsuit on behalf of the family of a Danielson boy who was attacked in his neighborhood by a roving dog.  “This was an incredibly frightening experience for this young boy.  He suffered a lot of pain from the attack and had to receive emergency and follow up medical care.  We have shown a willingness to try to negotiate with the dog owner’s insurance carrier but they have been completely non-responsive.  Accordingly, we have now filed a formal lawsuit.  We will seek a recovery of full damages for this young boy’s injuries.”  Tim O’Keefe

For a Free Consultation with a Connecticut Dog Bite Lawyer, please contact us directly.


$75,000.00 Recovery for Essex Pit Bull Attack

Connecticut Dog Bite Lawyer Tim O’Keefe has obtained a $75,000.00 financial recovery for the victim of an Essex, Connecticut pit bull attack.  “Our client, a very hardworking personal care assistant, suffered a very serious hand injury as a result of this pit bull attack.  We are satisfied that she will now have sufficient financial resources available to her to take care of any future medical care needs associated with this attack.”  Tim O’Keefe

For a Free Consultation with a Connecticut Dog Bite Lawyer. please contact us directly.


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