If I was bitten by a dog at a work interview and now my face is scared as a result, do I have a personal injury case?

Asked on February 17, 2013 under Personal Injury, Arizona

Answers:

B.H.F., Member, Texas State Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

You would have a personal injury claim and a worker's comp claim.  Before you decide to file either, you should visit with a personal injury or worker's comp attorney to see which will be the most help for your situation.  Usually, you can obtain a higher remedy through a personal injury claim.  However, if your defendant is judgment proof (i.e. has no way to pay the claim), then you may want to stick with a comp claim.  A good personal injury attorney will walk you through both options to see what your short term and long term objectives are. 


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