What If The Owner Of The Dog Does Not Have Insurance in FL?

What If The Owner Of The Dog Does Not Have Insurance in FL?

What If The Owner Of The Dog Does Not Have Insurance in FL?

shutterstock_104878226Sometimes when individuals come in to our office in Tampa, FL and we investigate a dog bite claim, we find out that the owner does not have any insurance and oftentimes a decision is made after an investigation of that individual’s assets. That it’s not practical, it’s no cost effective to prosecute a claim for a dog bite and in that case we advise the client that they really do not have a claim that’s cost effective to pursue. In other words it would cost more money to pursue the claim than that individual can ever hope to recover particularly here in Florida where the state has through statute allowed protection for particularly home owners in terms of homestead exemptions and things of like that but that’s something that needs to be carefully investigated after a dog bite.

This informational blog post was provided by Dennis Morgenstern, an experienced Tampa Dog Bite Attorney.