What To Expect When Animals Attack

By |2017-12-07T06:28:36-08:00December 7th, 2017|dog bites, Personal Injury|

In 2016, there were more dog bite claims in Florida than any other state except California. Nationwide, these victims obtained a collective $612 million from homeowners’ insurance companies alone, an amount that has increased 70 percent since 2003. That increase has much to do with the skill of victims’ attorneys, escalating medical costs, and the [...]

Understanding Dog Bite Claims

By |2017-11-01T10:55:59-07:00November 3rd, 2017|dog bites, Personal Injury|

The total amount of dog bite claims has increased precipitously in recent years, and now stands at over $32,000 per claim. The phrase “dog bite” is actually somewhat inaccurate, since many times, the knockdown alone is sufficient to cause serious injuries. Moreover, in most cases, the collateral consequences of these incidents are very serious. Younger [...]

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 [...]