Salt Lake Dog bite lawyer

Here are some frequently asked questions regarding how dog bite incidents can be prosecuted or defended. These cases can be complicated so it’s important for you as a victim or defendant to get an attorney who has experience handling these types of cases.


  • Are certain breeds outlawed in the state of Utah?
  • What if the incident happened at a dog park?
  • What if the it has never bitten anyone else?
  • What if your child was playing with the dog?
  • What if two dogs were fighting?
  • What if the it was on a leash?
  • What if the it tripped you but did not bite you?
  • Who pays the medical bills for the bite?
  • Who is responsible?
  • What additional factors were involved in the incident?
  • What is a reasonable settlement for the incident?
  • Where did the incident occur?
  • What was the overall situation?
  • Did the incident occur on private property or public property?
  • How severe is the injury?
  • Should you let the police know about the incident?
  • Who else is responsible for the dog?
  • Does health insurance cover it?
  • Does the owner’s home insurance policy cover dog bite incidences?
  • What will happen to the it if I sue?

In Utah, dog bite cases are affected by several important factors, including state statutes, Utah Supreme Court and Court of Appeals rulings, and the wording of insurance policies. We have handled all of these issues and more, throughout the state of Utah.

If you have questions call Utah’s dog bite lawyers at 801-323-5000 and be sure to check out our resources page for our some additional information on Utah law.

For more information on dog bite cases and personal injury cases please see William J. Hansen’s full bio. He has decades worth of experience handling these types of cases and can make sure that you have the representation that you need. He will handle your case the right way.