Walterboro, SC (December 30, 2022) – A woman was injured after being attacked by a dog in the Walterboro area on Thursday afternoon, December 29.
The incident was reported on Witsell Street at around 12 p.m. The woman was attacked by a dog and was treated at the scene by attending medical personnel. She was later transported to Colleton County Medical Center for further aid.
No additional updates have been provided at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the attack is underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Dog Bite Attacks in South Carolina
In the big scheme of things, deaths caused by dogs are extremely uncommon, but dog bites are much more frequent. These figures appear even smaller when you take into account the nearly 90 million dogs maintained as pets in the United States. Nearly 1,000 Americans seek emergency care each day for severe dog bite wounds. Dog bite injuries send 12,480 people to the hospital.
Hiring a personal injury lawyer in South Carolina can help you pursue financial compensation for your medical costs, lost wages as a result of your inability to work, and other types of damages when you have been hurt in an accident. As soon as it is humanly possible, you should seek medical attention if you have been harmed. Any type of injury can come from a dog attack or similar accident, and our services can help you achieve a swift recovery.
After an accident or attack, you should initially seek medical attention. After that, you should get legal advice from an experienced South Carolina attorney. After consulting an attorney, make the initial call to your insurance provider. Consider getting legal counsel on your own behalf if you want to ensure that your legal rights are upheld. A sizable insurance provider can try to take advantage of you by convincing you to accept a settlement offer that is less advantageous.
If you were wounded in an accident that was brought on by the negligence of another person, the attorneys at Monge & Associates can assist you in obtaining fair compensation. After a dog attack, you can discover that you have sustained catastrophic injuries. To fully recuperate, you will require some level of financial compensation. You likely sustained injuries or were otherwise injured by the event, and our attorneys will fight tooth and nail to protect your rights. We will do all in our power to make sure you obtain a just settlement.
If you were hurt in an accident brought on by a reckless party, contact a Walterboro personal injury lawyer at 888-688-1924.
Note: Our writers used secondary sources when creating this accident news post. We have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this accident, therefore, if there is any information that is incorrect, contact Monge & Associates immediately. We will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available. We will remove a post if requested.
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