Dog Bites

The Next Generation of Personal Injury Lawyers

Our team of Connecticut dog bite attorneys is changing the personal injury field, and we will not back down from any fight.



Our Biggest Victories
  • “I consulted with Brooke and found her to be genuine, informative, knowledgeable and a person who would advocate for me. Her demeanor and compassion made it very evident that should I ever need further assistance, she is truly the one I would hire.”

    - JOAN

  • "I just want everyone to know that I had Brooke represent me after a big box firm treated me like just another paycheck like I was nothing. I’m glad I made the swap.”


  • “Brooke gave me her cell number and usually returns my call that day or the next if I don’t reach her. Brooke is the type of lawyer I want in my corner!”

    - WENDY


Helping You Seek Justice

Dog bites subject victims to extreme trauma and can result in serious injuries, particularly for young children. The injuries from such attacks can cause nerve damage and leave victims scarred for life. Additionally, the victim may experience fear, anxiety, and other extensive physical or emotional damages.

The most common animal bites in Connecticut are dog bites. If such an attack happens, seek medical care immediately and take pictures of the animal if possible. After that, contact the team at Goff Law Group - West Hartford so our dog bite attorneys can help you fight for fair compensation in the aftermath of this incident.

Our firm handles a wide variety of personal injury claims, including dog bite attacks. Many dogs in these cases have a history of biting. Our dog bite attorneys' experience allows us to pursue compensation for the expenses associated with your injuries using a variety of methods, including lawsuits. The examination we conduct will cover every aspect of the incident, from witness interviews to evidence gathering. Our dog bite attorneys take advantage of the professional relationships they have developed throughout Connecticut in our efforts to recover the maximum compensation possible in your case. We take your dog bite injuries seriously, and we’ll put up a serious fight for you.

If you or a loved one was bitten by a dog, contact Goff Law Group at 203-399-0000 or contact us online to request a free consultation.

What You Should Do After a Dog Bites You

If you recently sustained a dog bite, it's imperative that you take the proper steps to ensure your own well-being and protect your legal rights. Thankfully, the certified dog bite attorneys at the Goff Law Group are always standing by to provide support. No matter the severity of the bite, our team is prepared to administer contemporary counsel.

After a dog attack, be sure to identify the dog's owner, request their contact information, and inquire about the dog's vaccination records. Next, our dog bite attorneys suggest that you contact animal control to report any bite or scratch that breaks the skin. Most importantly, you must receive medical attention for your bite, as these particular bites carry a high risk of infection. Be sure to save all paperwork related to your treatment. Lastly, gather evidence of your attack, including photographs of the scene, and the contact information of any witnesses.

What Dog Owners Must Do after a Dog Bite

Dog owners must quarantine any dog who bites a person. If the dog is a stray, officials of the city where the bite happened will need to send animal control to find, quarantine, and observe the animal. In the event that the dog has a transmittable disease, quarantining him will ensure others are safe.

The Aftermath of a Dog Bite

The Hartford dog bite attorneys at Goff Law Group understand the long-term consequences of animal bites, as well as the cost of treatment.

Necessary treatments may include:

  • Surgery
  • Amputation
  • Psychiatric care
  • Cosmetic reconstruction
  • Rehabilitation services
  • Rehabilitation services

We will fight hard in our efforts to help you receive fair compensation for any expenses you incur. Our legal team assists dog bite victims throughout Connecticut, and we have four offices where you can conveniently schedule a consultation in Stamford, Shelton, New Haven, or Hartford.

Rest assured, when you work with our firm, you will get the dedicated, personalized treatment your case needs. The goal of our compassionate dog bite attorneys is to help you recover financially, physically, and emotionally from these types of harrowing attacks and we ensure open communication throughout the process.

The Legal Assistance You Need to Move Forward

Speak with our dog bite attorneys today if an animal attacked you or one of your children. Connecticut enforces strict liability laws regarding injuries stemming from animal attacks, including dog bites. You are not just getting compensation for your injuries—you are protecting others who could otherwise end up suffering similar injuries.

To learn more about your rights after a dog bite or attack, talk with one of our Hartford dog bite attorneys. We have the experience you need to fight for fair compensation. With our help, you will be ready to bring your claim to court if necessary. We will stand with you and represent you to help ensure a smooth, quick resolution to your case.

Call us at 203-399-0000 today to see how our dog bite attorneys can help you.

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We have successfully resolved over 99% of our cases and have recovered thousands of dollars for our clients.

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