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Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, PA

We have over a century of collective legal experience and have been practicing in state and federal courts across Minnesota since 1983.

Minneapolis Dog Bite Lawyer

Injured in a Dog Attack? Call (612) 444-5020 a FREE Case Review!

If you or a loved one have been injured as a result of a dog bite or attack in Minneapolis, St. Paul, or anywhere in the state, you may have the right to pursue compensation for your damages. Minnesota law protects your right as an injured victim, and our legal team at Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. is prepared to use our decades of experience and extensive resources to your benefit during the personal injury claim process.

Have you or your loved one suffered from any of the following as a result of a dog bite?

  • Physical, emotional, or personal trauma
  • Any type of physical scar
  • Any type of wound

Do you want to know all of your rights to compensation for the dog bite and your resulting damages? If the answer is yes to any of these questions, contact us for a FREE consultation. Our dog bite attorneys serve clients throughout Minneapolis and the Twin Cities area.

Why Choose Our Team?

  • We’ve been named to the prestigious list of Super Lawyers® for 10+ years
  • Our firm has fought for Twin City residents since 1983
  • We have successfully handled hundreds of trials in Minnesota
  • We’re available to help YOU days, nights, and weekends

Understanding Minnesota’s Dog Bite Law

Minnesota’s dog bite law is very beneficial to dog bite victims. It specifically makes the owner or caretaker of the dog liable (meaning financially responsible) for almost any bite that occurs. Additionally, dogs are not given a first free bite in Minnesota, which means that the owner is liable to compensate the victim even if this was the first time their dog bit someone.

Minnesota’s dog bite law – Minnesota Statutes § 347.22 – states that dog owners are liable for the full amount of damages incurred by injured victims if:

  • A dog attacks or injures a person without being provoked, and
  • The person was acting peaceably in a place where they were lawfully permitted.

The dog owner’s homeowners or renters insurance will usually cover the losses regardless of whether the bite happened in a home, condo/apartment, yard, park, sidewalk, or on the street. Even if the dog owner is a friend or relative of the victim, homeowners or renters insurance will usually bear the cost for compensating the victim. Remember, the law protects victims’ rights.

Speak With a Dog Bite Attorney in Minneapolis During a Free Consultation

Protecting your right to financial compensation after a dog attack is crucial to your health and your financial wellbeing. At Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A., our lawyers are passionate about helping injured victims and their loved ones navigate the legal system and recover compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more.

Call one of our experienced attorneys for your free consultation at (612) 444-5020.

Put Our Attorneys On Your Side

Our team has 100 years of collective experience. Our lawyers, Allan Caplan and Joe Tamburino, are frequently featured on local news networks, including radio and television appearances on Fox and WCCO radio. This has helped Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. rise to prominence and gain a solid reputation of fighting vigorously not only for our clients, but also against the injustices they face when they have been charged with a crime or have been wrongfully injured.

Attorney Profiles

What Our Clients Are Saying

  • “ Today I had a court appearance where your attorney, LIS CARLSON represented me. I must start at the beginning, MS. CARLSON returned my phone call to her with in an hour of my first call to your office. I was overwhelmed with gratitude for the quick response to my call & most important how LIS immediately made me feel, she was professional, caring, her ability to immediately know that I was a total mess. Before she finished with my call she made sure that I was alright, her compassion for me was extremely needed. I immediately felt there couldn’t be a better attorney in the state better than LIS! Throughout this entire process, Lis was a pillar of strength. I was amazed at how she handled everything with extreme care & some very excellent, professional legal skills. I count my blessings but I count them twice when I came to LIS. The world needs more people like LIS, smart, intelligent, kind and caring.” - P.G.
  • “How do I ever thank you enough for your amazingly great strategy that got my case dismissed! ” - J. E.
  • “ Kayla Wengronowitz was my attorney in a claim against me involving Title IX and won my difficult and extensive case. She was a beacon of hope to me when my options seemed very limited. Kayla provided clarity for me to understand everything happening in the case, she made smart and calculated decisions, she made sure I was comfortable with every decision she made, and she responded to difficult situations seemingly with ease. Most importantly, Kayla was empathetic and provided comfort throughout the strenuous process. I am extremely grateful for her service and highly recommend her without reservation.” - Anonymous
  • “I strongly recommended to anybody who needs a criminal lawyer representation ” - M.M.
  • “ I just wanted to thank you so much! I am so pleased with all the hard work you put in. I would have never had the chance to get the outcome I did without you. You did an amazing job and we are feeling very greatful to have made the right call when we chose you.” - P.K.
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  • DWI Reduction of Charges

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