Category: Dog Bite Injury

 

Top 10 Most Important Los Angeles Dog Park Laws

May 1, 2024

Whether it’s for companionship or security, dogs are one of the most beloved pets. With over 65 million US households owning a dog, they’re also extremely popular. Here in Los Angeles, visiting dog parks is a common pastime enjoyed by...

 

Which Top 10 Dog Breeds Have the Strongest Bite Force?

Mar 6, 2024

Nearly 70 million homes in the United States report owning dogs. But dog bites and attacks are unfortunately a common occurrence. In fact, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) estimates that there are nearly 4.5 millions people who suffer injuries...

 

Does California Follow the ‘One-Bite’ or ‘Strict Liability’ Rule for Dog Bite Cases?

Sep 5, 2023

If you are injured by a dog bite or attack, the owner of the animal may be responsible for your damages – including pain and suffering, lost wages, medical costs, and more. A dog bite lawyer can help you recover...

 

Average Dog Bite Injury Insurance Claim Payout Increased 32% in 2022

Jun 8, 2023

Dog bite injuries impact over 4.5 million Americans every year. Of those incidents, more than 800,000 dog bites or attacks require victims to receive medical attention. Understanding your rights after a dog bite is important to ensuring that you secure...

 

Why Have Dog Bites Increased During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Jan 24, 2023

Over 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs every year, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). And when dog bites occur, the victims often require immediate medical attention. As the AVMA confirms, those more than 4 million annual...

 

Does California Law Follow the “One-Bite” Rule for Dog Bite Civil Claims?

Jun 22, 2022

When you suffer a dog bite injury, the animal owner may be liable for damages. Recovering such damages for things like hospital or medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages, and emotional trauma is typically achieved through a civil lawsuit...

 

Can I File a Dog Bite Personal Injury Lawsuit?

Feb 12, 2022

With roughly 69 million U.S. households owning dogs, the American Veterinary Medical Association estimates that nearly 4.5 million people suffer dog bite injuries every year. Of those more than 4 million annual dog bites, the majority of victims are children....

 

‘Bad Dog!’ Amazon Delivery Driver Saves Teenager From Pit Bull Attack

Dec 24, 2021

A Las Vegas Amazon delivery driver is being hailed as a hero after saving a teenage girl and her small dog from a pit bull attack. Lauren Ray, 19, was outside of her family’s home on December 13 when an...

 

Tips for Protecting Your Family from Dog Attacks During National Dog Bite Awareness Week

Jun 18, 2021

National Dog Bite Awareness Week 2021 concludes today. Accordingly, we thought we’d provide you with some specific tips that can help prevent dog bites from occurring. With over 4.5 million dog bites recorded every year in the U.S and more...

 

U.S. Postal Service Says Over 5,800 Letter Carriers Were Attacked by Dogs in 2020

Jun 14, 2021

Dog bites are a common occurrence for the everyday individual, with over 4.5 million recorded each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). More than 880,000 dog bites require medical attention annually, and it turns out...


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