Dog Bite Law Peoria IL

Your Expert in Dog Bite Law in Peoria IL

Dog biting a hand in Peoria IL

Sadly, dog bite injuries are very common. Doc Halliday, Attorney at Law, is the professional you want on your side if you’ve suffered a traumatic dog bite. We are your trusted personal injury law firm, serving clients in Peoria, East Peoria, Dunlap, Washington, Morton, and Pekin, IL. We know it can be difficult to think clearly after suffering a dog bite – or if your child is the one suffering. However, let us take care of all the details while you concentrate on the healing process. Doc Halliday has been representing dog bite victims for more than 30 years. As such, he works hard to defend the rights of victims of dog bite injuries. For an expert in dog bite law in Peoria IL, come to Doc Halliday.

Did You Know?

  • More than 4.7 million dog bites happen in this country every year.
  • 800,000 dog bites require medical attention every year.
  • Insurance companies pay more than $1 billion in dog bite-related claims every year.
  • Half of all dog bites involve children under 12.
Person getting bit by a dog, needing consultation on Dog Bite Law in Peoria IL

You may assume large, intimidating dogs like Rottweilers, German Shepherds or Pit Bulls are responsible for the majority of dog bite injuries. However, any dog, any breed, any size can harm people.

What to do: Bitten by a Dog in Peoria

Head to the ER immediately for treatment to avoid infection. You may need stitches or staples too. Serious bites will require a consultation with a plastic surgeon. Next, call animal control or the police and report the incident. The authorities could quarantine the animal. Your doctor may want to give you a rabies shots, too — as a precaution.

Contact Doc Halliday in Peoria IL

If you need a dog bite lawyer in Peoria, please contact Doc Halliday, Attorney at Law, at (309) 777-0746 for a free consultation or email at We are located at 5901 N Prospect Road, Suite 7-A right here in Peoria. 

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