Dog Bites

Dog Bite Injuries: What does the Law Say?

October 13, 2013

(U.S. Personal Injury Law and generally) It is easy to say that Americans love to own dogs. They spend billions of dollars each year on purchasing dogs, buying food and accessories, and paying veterinary bills. People love to make their dogs a “part of the family.” Sadly, many of these people do not take the […]

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What You Need To Know If A Dog Bites You

June 30, 2013

Dog bites can cause life-threatening injuries. Even small dogs can render a victim powerless and inflict serious harm. Depending on the breed, nature, and temperament of the dog, the bite can be fatal. Most states hold the owner liable for all damages when it is clear that the dog attacked without provocation. Some states disregard any provocation […]

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North Carolina: Laws and Dog Owners

June 19, 2013

Dogs are considered to be man’s best friend. They are loyal companions, helpers to the disabled, and playmates for children. Dogs come in all shapes and sizes, breeds and colors. They also come with all types of temperaments. A dog may become aggressive due to breeding, treatment, or inherent tendencies. This is a risk that […]

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What to Do to Prevent Dog Attacks

January 18, 2013

A dog may be man’s best friend, but there are always too many cases of dog attacks. Dog attacks can result in serious injuries, and sometimes, they may even be deadly. That’s why the best way to deal with them is to prevent them from even happening. Here is what to do to prevent dog […]

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Are Pit Bull Dangers Exaggerated?

January 3, 2013

First, for the truly freaked out, it bears noting that there is no actual “pit bull” breed. The breed is actually a combination of five, all known fondly as “bully breeds.” These include not only theAmerican Pit Bull Terrier and the American Staffordshire Terrier, but – according to some dog lovers – the Bull Terrier […]

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Dog Bites: Three Breeds You May Want to Avoid

January 1, 2013

Dog bites and attacks are not uncommon. However, certain species of dog tend to be more aggressive than others, and are more prone to attacking or biting. Unfortunately, most attacks tend to be directed at children. While aggressive dogs also target adults, 42 percent of dog attacks last year were directed at children 11 years […]

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Protecting Yourself After A Dog Bite

November 16, 2012

(U.S. Law) Dealing with a dog bite can be a painful and emotional experience, but you need to make sure that you immediately take steps to protect yourself. Not only is it possible for a dog bite to give you a serious injury or even make you ill, but you will also want to make […]

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