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Arlington Height Dog Bite Attorneys

Arlington Heights is a large village located northwest of downtown Chicago. The attorneys of Zneimer & Zneimer, P.C. represent residents of Arlington Heights, and adjacent cities in Illinois, who were injured as a result of a dog bite or dog attack. Arlington Heights is most notably known for Arlington Park, which is home to both an annual dog show, as well as an annual family Pet Expo. Each year, these events bring dog owners, often with their dogs in tote, to the city of Arlington Heights. Unfortunately, some of these dog owners often fail to properly maintain their dogs, thereby resulting in injury or death caused by an attack by a vicious or dangerous dog. Our personal injury and dog bite attack attorneys are concerned for the residents of Arlington Heights, and other surrounding cities, who may fall victim to an attack by an improperly secured dog.

A recently reported by NBC, Illinois ranks second in dog bite claims, when compared to all other U.S. states. Injury and death resulting from a dog bite or dog attack is a highly problematic issue in Arlington Heights, and in Illinois in general. Such problem was addressed in a recent amendment to the Arlington Heights Municipal Code which strengthened penalties against dog owners whose dogs cause injury or death. Formerly, a judge could not order that a dog be put down until three attacks occurred. While our Arlington Heights animal attack attorneys don’t support putting a dog down, we do support humane euthanizing of dangerous and vicious dogs that pose a risk to public safety.

For a PDF version of the Arlington Heights Municipal Code ordinances concerning Dog Licenses and Animal Provisions, click here.

The dog bite injury lawyers of Zneimer & Zneimer, P.C. represent victims of dog bites and dog attacks in Arlington Heights, and neighboring Chicago suburbs. Our attorneys know the applicable local and state laws relevant to your matter involving a dog bite injury or dog attack death.

For a comprehensive evaluation with one of our personal injury or wrongful death lawyers, contact Zneimer & Zneimer, P.C. today at 773-516-4100. Inquiries may also be submitted through our website at under the “Contact Us” section of our homepage.

Client Reviews
Someone rear-ended my car last spring and I was injured. Peter and Sofia Zneimer and they staff were professional and were always available by phone. I knew that the insurance of the other driver wasn't very good but they were still able to settle my case promptly and I was satisfied with the money I received. Overall, a very good trusted experience. Natig M.
I highly recommend the services of Zneimer and Zneimer. I often seek legal advice from them related to my immigration status and way forward. Both Sofia and Peter are very detailed and quick in answering any question. I laud their professionalism and a very efficient team that works for them. Suman S.
I totally recommend Sofia, she is the best lawyer in Chicago area. She is very professional, very detailed with her work and supportive. She always goes above and beyond to ensure the best outcome. Caring, compassionate and only the best for your family. I won my case because of her professionalism and her knowledge of the law. Aurel P.
I have dealt with Sofia Zneimer since 2009. She is a great lawyer and has helped me tremendously in navigating the process of green card. She is a great resource to have by your side. She is easy to reach. She responds very quickly, which was very important for me. If she can’t answer the question the same day, she does let you know that she is working on it. I would have no hesitation in recruiting her. Hemant S.
I called Zneimer & Zneimer after I was rear-ended on the highway. Peter and Sofia Zneimer have been very helpful in dealing with the insurance company and getting money for my car damage. They are also handling my injury case. They answer all my questions and I am always able to reach them on the phone anytime I want to talk to them. I am confident in having them represent me. The best choice i ever made. Thank you! Emil G.