Addis, LA asked in Animal / Dog Law and Personal Injury

Q: What can be done about 5 pit bulls attacking my son and killing his dog in his own yard.

Son at friends house. His dog was with him. Pit bulls in next door yard. They were barking and before my son knew what happened they were out growling and nipping at him and his dog tried to save him. They drug Lucy into their yard and proceeded to shred her and my son tried to stop them and the biggest pit bull attacked his foot, ankle, calf, arms and he finally got away inside. Cops came and didn’t do a thing. Nothing, no fine, and they are being quarantined in the owners home. They say no criminal damage done. What do I do to get reimbursed for medical bills, pain and suffering, emotional duress and loss of wages? This happened in Ascension Parish. Either Gonzales or Prairieville, Louisiana.

1 Lawyer Answer
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing

A: Take photos of your sons injuries, get him medical treatment, contact an attorney who is a member of the Louisiana Assn for Justice/louisiana Trial Lawyers Assn in the county where this happened. They give free consults.

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