Category: Dog Bite Injury

 

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...

 

Multiple Dog Bites Reported in June, Including New Jersey Toddler Mauled by 2 Pit Bulls

Jun 14, 2021

A tragic story out of Elizabeth, New Jersey, surfaced last week, leaving a community mourning. A 3-year-old boy died after falling from a window at his parent’s home and landing in the backyard. Subsequently, the toddler was mauled by two...

 

How Do You Know if a Dog Bite is Serious (and Do You Need a Tetanus/Rabies Shot)?

May 30, 2021

With nearly 63 million U.S. households owning dogs (and an estimated 77 million dogs living in those homes), dog bites are an everyday occurrence. You don’t have to look far to see a report of a dog bite attack in...


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