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Category: Dog Bites

January 13, 2018 Dog Bites

Police Dog Bite Incidents And Filing a Lawsuit

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are roughly 4.5 million dog bite incidents each year in the United States. Of these, 900,000 become infected. As of 2017, the population in the US is approximately 325.8 million people, which means 1 out of every 72 people is bitten by a dog…. read more

December 18, 2017 Dog Bites

Dog Bites and Claims – An Overview

Each year, several hundred Americans are bitten by animals – mostly by dogs. In many of these cases, the person bitten by the dog may have a legal right to recover damages from the responsible party. According to a report issued by the CDC, close to 4.5 million dog bites occur in the US every… read more

December 1, 2017 Dog Bites

Dog Bites and Personal Injury Lawsuits

According to statistics, about 1,000 people in the United States require emergency medical treatment each day for serious dog bite injuries. About 9,500 people are hospitalized each year as a result of injuries sustained from dog bites. In 2016, 31 fatalities related to dog bites occurred in the US. Pit bulls and Rottweilers, the second… read more

February 14, 2017 Dog Bites,Personal Injury

Preventing Dog Bites in New York: Tips for Children

According to the American Pet Products Association, there are currently 83.3 million dogs all over the United States which are kept by 56.7 million households. The most recent survey of dog bites in the US that was conducted by researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed that there were 4.5 million dog… read more

January 19, 2017 Dog Bites,Personal Injury

Dog Bite Incidents and Laws in New York

According to the Centers for Disease and Prevention, over 4.7 million incidents involving dog bites occur each year in the United States. Of these many million people, about 800,000 of them will seek medical attention – 50% fall under the bracket of children – while 386,000 will require immediate emergency medical care. In 2015, there… read more

December 15, 2016 Dog Bites,Personal Injury,Personal Injury FAQs

FAQs about Dog Bite Injuries

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are over 4.7 million dog bite incidents each year in the United States.

November 29, 2016 Construction Accidents,Dog Bites,Medical Malpractice,Personal Injury,Slip and Fall

How to Calculate a Settlement for Pain and Suffering

A majority of civil litigation is made up of personal injury lawsuits. Some common causes include traffic accidents, medical malpractice, slip and fall, defective products, construction accidents and dog bites. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that there are 6 million auto accidents every year across the US – an average of about one… read more

November 28, 2016 Dog Bites,Personal Injury

Proving Fault in States without Dog Bite Laws

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are over 4.7 million dog bite incidents every year in the United States. Of these, 800,000 people will seek medical attention and 50% of these dog bite victims are children. Out of the 800,000, 386,000 victims of dog bites will need to get emergency… read more

July 12, 2016 Dog Bites,Personal Injury

Must Know Tips to Prevent Dog Bites

According to the CDC, 5 million people in the United States are bitten by dogs every year, resulting in over 800,000 injuries that require immediate medical attention. In 2015, there were 34 dog bite-related fatalities in the country. Pit bull bites and injuries by Rottweilers accounted for 91% of the total reported deaths the same… read more

May 11, 2016 Dog Bites,Personal Injury

Settling a Dog Bite Personal Injury Claim

In the US, 34 dog bite-related fatalities were reported in 2015. Although it is regulated in most Military Housing areas and in over 700 cities across the US, there still has been a number of deaths due to dog bites in the country. Violent dogs going after nonviolent dogs is terrible as well. Reports suggest… read more