Van Riper and Nies, an Army Ranger veteran-owned law firm, represents individuals and families in Palm Beach county who have suffered an injury, or lost loved ones, due to the carelessness or reckless of dog or animal owners.
Our West Palm Beach attorneys are experienced in the investigation and prosecution of dog and bite claims. We are known for our proactiveness, responsiveness, thorough and hands-on litigation style, investigative and negotiating skills, and our accessibility to our clients. We leave no stone unturned in the prosecution of your injury claim against negligent dog and animal owners.
Our attorney, Tim Nies, is a former senior defense lawyer for the largest insurance defense law firm in the world, where he defended dog owners in serious dog bite cases. Tim utilizes this unique experience in the prosecution of animal bite claims for his client. Tim is known as being a legal warrior in pursuing personal injury claims for his clients.
Dog owners in Florida have the legal duty to keep their dog confined and to keep guests safe from bites from their dogs. Florida is a strict liability state, meaning that dog owners are 100% responsible for the damages caused by their dog, unless the dog was provoked into biting or the owner displayed an appropriate “bad dog” sign.
If you, or a family member, have been bitten by a dog, please contact our attorneys right away, so that important evidence is not lost. All our personal injury cases are taken ona contingency fee basis, meaning we do not take a fee or charge any costs unless we win.For more information about our injury practice, please call us at 561-948-5588 or email Tim Nies at firstname.lastname@example.org