Dog Bite Claims On The Rise In The U.S., But Why?
However, even though it is easier to seek damages for a dog bite in California than in many other states, it is still highly advised to be represented by a Los Angeles dog bite attorney to win your case.
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Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Dog bite claims are increasing nationwide, and California leads the pack. The latest analysis of dog bite claims in the United States shows disturbing trends in the number of annual dog-related injuries in our country. Dog bites and other dog-related injuries took up over a third of all payments paid out in homeowner liability claims […]
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Thursday, February 15, 2018
Dogs are our best friends, but it doesn’t change the fact that they are domesticated wolves. And wolves can bite. A lot. Fact: more than 4.5 million Americans are bitten by dogs every year. And the worst part is that the majority of dog bite victims are children under 9. In about a quarter of […]
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Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Dogs in Los Angeles are responsible for thousands of dog bites every year. In fact, California has the highest number of all dog bite claims in the U.S. Fact: Los Angeles is the leading city in the nation in dogs biting postal workers. Some estimate that up to 100 mail carriers get bit by dogs […]
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Saturday, October 21, 2017
California is about to become the first U.S. state to ban the sale of dogs from puppy mills. What are puppy mills and why should you care about them? A puppy mill is a facility where workers breed dogs for the sole purpose of selling a huge number of dogs for the least money. But […]
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Friday, October 20, 2017
We all love our dogs. They not only make wonderful companions, they are also like a member of the family. But even the most well-behaved dog can sometimes get out of control–especially when they are around strangers or someone they perceive as a threat. There are serious consequences of a dog attack for both the […]
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Saturday, October 7, 2017
“Isn’t it illegal to walk a dog without a leash in Los Angeles?” you’re probably wondering right now. And if you are, chances are that you or any of your friends or relatives recently got bit by a dog. Dogs bite. There are about 78 million dogs currently owned in the U.S., and some of […]
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Friday, September 22, 2017
In a society where there are various natural disasters befalling more often than not, it is sad to see that dog bites are also causing havoc and animosity amongst neighbors. However, it is more saddening to see dog bite victims being neglected and deprived of the justice the incident deserves. This is wrong in all […]
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Saturday, July 2, 2016
It’s an old joke that United States Postal Service workers are constantly getting chased off their appointed rounds by neighborhood dogs. But it’s not funny to mail carriers who have been the victim of dog bites while on the job. According to the Whittier Daily News, last year more than 6,500 mail carriers suffered dog attacks. Many […]
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Sunday, May 29, 2016
A dog bite attack can be painful and scary enough on its own, but sometimes it’s what happens later that puts your life at risk. Though infections from animal bites are rare, they are serious and can be life-threatening, so they are nothing to take lightly. Interestingly, though dog bites are probably more common than […]
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Monday, April 25, 2016
In our blog post about dog bites a few weeks ago, we referred to “vicious dogs” attacking and injuring people. (You can read that post here.) In California, “vicious dog” is a legal designation applied to certain dogs, which can lead to authorities requiring the dog be restrained or destroyed. State law defines a “vicious […]
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