The Dollars And Sense Of Dog Bite Claims

By |2017-05-02T10:18:07-07:00May 5th, 2017|dog bites, Personal Injury|

In 2015, American homeowners insurance companies paid over $530 million to settle dog bite claims. That figure has increased almost every year since 2013, and the $530 million level is 15 percent higher than it was in 2014. Observers say the nature of these attacks is mostly responsible for the near-perennial increases. In addition to [...]

The Myth And Reality Of Dog Bite Cases

By |2017-03-14T10:30:10-07:00March 10th, 2017|dog bites, Personal Injury|

Many pundits claim that the “dog bite” danger is incredibly overblown, because the so-called mastiff breeds, large dogs like labradors, boxers, terriers and rottweilers, are unfairly singled out as dangerous when, in the proper environment, these animals are really just large teddy bears. Alternatively, these pundits often argue that the dog bite victims are to [...]

Careful…He Bites

By |2017-03-14T10:31:13-07:00December 22nd, 2016|dog bites, Personal Injury|

In 2015, homeowners’ insurance companies paid over $570 million to dog bite victims, and the $37,000+ per-claim figure has almost doubled since 2003. Dogs attack over 4.5 million people a year, and many of these victims require emergency medical attention. There are often substantial noneconomic damages as well, as many victims, especially children, are seriously [...]

Halloween Dog Attack Leaves Young Florida Girl In Critical Condition

By |2016-07-19T11:28:40-07:00November 25th, 2014|dog bites, General, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death|

Halloween turned truly terrifying in Florida this year when a 5-year-old girl was left in critical condition by a possible dog attack. The girl was airlifted to Arnold Palmer Hospital after the incident, which left her barely conscious and bleeding in a Cocoa, FL yard. The young girl’s injuries are consistent with a dog attack, [...]