If you've been injured by someone's dog, you think about sending a demand letter to the dog owner (or the dog owner's insurance company) asking for compensation for your injuries and other losses (called "damages"). A demand letter is an attempt to settle a dog bite injury claim before you file a civil lawsuit.
An effective demand letter:
Use this sample as a template to follow when you're putting together your own demand letter in a dog injury case.
This sample letter is not a replacement for qualified legal advice. If you think you have a dog injury claim, you should consider hiring a personal injury lawyer. A lawyer can guide you through the legal process and help you get the best possible outcome in your case.
Learn more about how to write a formal demand letter.