Justice And Compensation For Florida Animal Attack Victims

2018-07-30T11:52:29-07:00August 3rd, 2018|Dog Bites, Personal Injury|

In most premises liability cases, such as slip-and-fall injuries and swimming pool drownings, victim/plaintiffs must establish both negligence and knowledge in order to obtain compensation. But dog bite injuries work a little differently. Florida is one of the few states that has a strict liability law. But the Sunshine State’s law is rather unique, mostly [...]

Some Basics About Dog Bite Injuries In Florida

2018-07-03T08:40:28-07:00July 6th, 2018|Dog Bites, Personal Injury|

In 2017, the number of dog bite homeowners’ insurance policy claims jumped by almost 20 percent. Furthermore, mostly because of rising medical expenses and better understanding of claims, the average claim amount has risen over 70 percent since 2003. Serious dog bite incidents usually involve major reconstructive surgery. When animals attack, they usually cause both [...]

Winning Damages In Florida Dog Bite Cases

2018-01-18T09:26:04-08:00January 19th, 2018|Dog Bites, Personal Injury|

These animal attacks are extremely costly, as the average hospital bill is 50 percent higher for dog bites than for other injury-related stays. Extensive emergency care usually means extensive physical rehabilitation as well. Adult victims are usually not able to work during this period, and child victims may never fully recover from their physical injuries. [...]

Breaking Down A Dog Bite Case

2017-08-25T07:32:59-07:00August 25th, 2017|Dog Bites, Personal Injury|

In our increasingly-polarized society, the battle lines are clearly drawn in dog bite cases. Some states have laws which essentially immunize owners against negligence lawsuits, through procedural hurdles, damage caps, or both. Other states, including Florida, have more victim-friendly laws which make it easier to file, and win, a damage claim. Dog Bite Law in [...]

The Myth And Reality Of Dog Bite Cases

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 [...]

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