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Animal Attacks

Animal Attack Lawyers in Fort Lauderdale

Representing Victims of Animal Attacks in Florida

Animal attacks can be extremely unpredictable as well as traumatizing. In the moment, it can be difficult to know what to do as the fear washes over you, especially if you know the animal and had been in contact with it before without any safety issues. Beyond the actual incident, animal attacks can also lead to injuries that can last a lifetime. Some common injuries include scarring at the attack site, infection during the healing stages, rabies, tissue and nerve damage to the area, disfigurement to the area, and a variety of other injuries. In the most serious of attacks, it could lead to death.

Call Ginnis & Krathen, P.A. at (954) 833-7044 or complete our online contact form to begin your legal action with the help of our Fort Lauderdale animal attack lawyers.

If you have been attacked by an animal or you have a loved one who has been the victim of an attack, once the treatment has been administered the next step is reaching out to an animal attack attorney in Fort Lauderdale. By reaching out to an attorney who has experience in the area, you can better determine if you have a case and what your next legal steps should be in the process. You could be entitled to damages and reimbursement for things like medical expenses, pain and suffering, and even lost wages if the attack caused you to take time off of work.

An animal attack case can be very complicated, especially if you know the animal and the owner on a personal level. Because of this, there could be some emotional and personal issues that need to be worked through to get to the essentials and facts of the case at hand. Due to the complexity of animal attack law, getting an attorney to help you navigate through the process essential. Ideally, you want to find an attorney that as had experience with these types of cases in the past and can show you proven success with their previous cases.

In the Fort Lauderdale area, an experienced personal injury law firm to contact for your animal attack injury case is Ginnis & Krathen, P.A. We have ample experience with these types of cases and can help you navigate the complex landscape for your specific case.

Why Hire Our Fort Lauderdale Animal Attack Attorneys?

Complex cases such as a dog bite or other similar animal attacks can be complicated, especially if the owner of the animal was a friend or family member. There are not only several complex realms of law involved, but also sensitive personal and emotional issues. If you or a family member was attacked by a dog or other animal, it is important to find a knowledgeable animal attack attorney who has successfully handled animal attack cases in the past. You want someone who is first-rate, but also someone who is compassionate and willing and able to give you the time and care you deserve.

Call Ginnis & Krathen, P.A. at immediately to speak with an animal attack attorney. Our attorneys have successfully handled animal attack cases and are willing to work tirelessly to get you the reimbursement you deserve.

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Every Case Matters

Millions of Dollars Recovered in Successful Verdicts & Settlements
  • Fatal Truck Accident $3,000,000

    We recovered $3 million for the family of a pedestrian who was fatally struck in a truck accident.

  • Slip & Fall $2,950,000

    Our client slipped and fell on commercial private property due to a leaking roof. As a result, Ginnis & Krathen, P.A. was able to secure $2.95 million for our client.

  • Rear-End Car Accident $2,000,000

    Ginnis and Krathen successfully resolved a rear-end motor vehicle crash on behalf of their clients in the amount of $2,000,000.00. Our clients were driving south on I-95 when they were rear-ended by a tractor-trailer. The force of the crash was so significant that it sent our clients’ vehicle into a wooded area on the side of the road.

  • Motorcycle Accident $1,520,000

    Ginnis and Krathen successfully resolved a motorcycle crash involving a fatality in the amount of $1,520,000.00. The decedent was killed when his motorcycle was struck by a commercial vehicle.

  • Sidewalk Fall $1,400,000

    Ginnis and Krathen successfully resolved a Slip and Fall case on behalf of their client in the amount of $1,400,000. Due to the negligence of Defendant, our client fell in the common area of a 55+ condominium community and sustained significant injuries.

  • Rear-End Car Accident $1,350,000

    A drunk, uninsured driver going 60-70 mph crashed into the rear of a vehicle with a man and woman in their 70s and a 99-year-old passenger. Attorneys Eric Ginnis and H. Ross Zelnick successfully negotiated to obtain a $1.35 million settlement for the two seniors and the estate of the 99-year-old decedent.

  • Slip and Fall – Slippery Floor $950,000

    Our client slipped and fell on a very slippery polished marble floor. The carrier denied liability prior to a lawsuit being initiated. The attorneys at Ginnis & Krathen, P.A., after contested litigation,  we were able to reach a settlement for our client in the amount of $950,000.

  • Side-Swipe Auto Accident $900,000

    Ginnis and Krathen successfully resolved a side-swipe motor vehicle crash on behalf of their client in the amount of $900,000.00. Our client was operating his motor vehicle when he was sideswiped by another motor vehicle.

  • Automobile T-Bone Accident $750,000

    While traveling in their vehicle, our clients were struck on the side by a large pickup truck. Through aggressive presuit negotiations, with the Defendant’s insurance company, our attorneys were able to settle the case in an amount of $750,000.

  • Auto Sideswipe $650,000

    Our client was sideswiped by another vehicle and sustained injuries due to the crash. Our attorneys were able to settle the case in the amount of $650,000 for our client.


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    “Ross and Eric are very professional and caring. They remain on top of everything and if you have questions they’re more than willing to take the time and explain things in detail! Their staff ...”

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  • I had a lot of peace of mind being their client as I knew I had nothing to worry about.

    “Ginnis & Krathen, P.A. and his team were very professional, encouraging, and thorough with my case. They helped me understand the whole legal process and they always kept me updated with my case. I ...”

    - Carlos G.
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    “I would recommend them after 3 very different cases. They have been available and supportive just when needed most, and I am very grateful.”

    - Leland L.
  • They will fight hard for you and go above and beyond for you.

    “Ginnis and Krathen have been such a godsend! Eric, Ross, Milly, and the staff are some of the nicest and genuinely caring people and Firm you will find. Whenever I’ve needed to speak to Eric, he’s ...”

    - Ericka R.
  • Miguel Amador is an amazing attorney and takes client care to the next level.

    “Miguel Amador is an amazing attorney and takes client care to the next level. He is well-respected by other attorneys who practice personal injury law and he serves as a valuable asset and resource to ...”

    - James J.

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  • Proven Record of Success

    We have recovered millions of dollars in successful verdicts and settlements, including a seven-figure case that another firm turned down.

  • Trial-Ready Legal Advocacy

    Our personal injury attorneys have extensive jury trial experience and have collectively tried more than 250 jury trials to verdict.

  • Extensive Medical Resources

    Our firm benefits from a qualified network of medical experts who will waste no time in assessing your injuries, no matter how extensive.

  • A Network of Support

    When you hire us, you will benefit from the unwavering support of our attorneys, legal staff, forensic investigators and more. 

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    As our client, you can rest assured that your case will receive the personalized care and attention of a knowledgeable senior partner — no matter the size.

  • Maximized Case Value

    We are committed to maximizing the recovery that our clients deserve and have successfully settled cases that other law firms have turned down.