Winning Damages In Florida Dog Bite Cases

By |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

By |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

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 [...]