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What to Do If You’ve Been Bitten by a Dog

Posted August 6, 2018

In the United States there are approximately 4.5 million reported incidents of dog bites each year. With 70 million dogs living in the US, the percentage of dogs that bite would seem to be about 6.4 percent. With many dog bites going unreported, however, those numbers may not accurately reflect the number of incidents that… read more

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Dog Bites: Who Will Pay for the Damages?

Posted July 7, 2016

In many situations, individuals injured by dog bites do not bring legal actions against owners because they fear that the owners will suffer financial hardship as a result. In other cases, persons who have been bitten do not file legal claims out of fear that they will ruin their relationship with the dog owner. However, there is… read more

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Preventing Dog Bite Injuries – What you should know about dog behavior

Posted March 19, 2014

Each year, approximately 4.7 million dog bite injuries are reported across the country. Nearly 50% of dog bite incidents involve children who are bitten by a familiar or household dog. Within the the state of Florida, nearly 500 dog bite cases require hospitalization every year. Many people simply do not understand dog behavior. A majority of dog… read more

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Florida Dog Bite Accidents

Posted March 4, 2014

With respect to personal injury lawsuits, animal attacks and the matter of liability primarily involve dog bites or dog attacks. Other types of animal attacks may occur in the wild or on public land, but typically have no involvement with liability or personal injury law. Dog owners are responsible for their dogs’ behavior and can be… read more

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Florida Dog Bites and Personal Injury Lawsuits

Posted July 30, 2013

Each year, approximately 4.7 million dog bite injuries are reported in the U.S. Half of these incidents involve children who have been bitten, and the vast majority of cases involve a familiar or household dog. In Florida alone, nearly 500 dog bite cases require hospitalization each year. 4 Interesting Dog Bite Statistics Reported in the… read more

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