Does Personal Liability Insurance Cover Dog Bites?

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dog bite

In the United States, approximately 69 million U.S. households own a dog. Most people view their dog as a lovable and affectionate companion. However, for victims of dog bite attacks, dogs represent a symbol of a traumatic experience that they never want to relive. These victims suffer debilitating injuries, emotional distress, and—in some cases—death. According...

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The Most Common Dog Breeds to Bite

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common dog breeds that bite

Dogs are givers of love and affection. But those who have suffered an injury from a dog bite may feel differently. Unfortunately, these events occur more often than we may think. If you or a loved one have been injured by a dog bite, you might be entitled to recover compensation from the dog owner. ...

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Non-Fatal Dog Bite Statistics By Breed

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dog bite

Each year, nearly five million Americans are injured by non-fatal dog bites from aggressive dogs. Even if a bite is non-fatal, approximately one million of these bites will go on to become infected and require major medical attention. Nearly every jurisdiction across the U.S. reports the same horrors about the dog bite injury victims that...

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Dog Bite Fatalities By Breed

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dog bite fatalities

Dog bite injuries can change the course of your life in an instant. Each year, nearly five million Americans are injured by aggressive dogs. One in five of those bite injuries will require major medical attention. Horrifyingly, almost 100 people will die each year from their dog bite injuries. Nearly every jurisdiction across the U.S....

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Signs of PTSD After a Dog Bite

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A dog who is aggressive.

Dog bites cause tremendous physical harm, but they also commonly leave an emotional mark on victims. Around 4.5 million dog bites injure people in the U.S. every year, resulting in over a billion dollars of medical bills and monetary loss annually to victims. Contributing to these damages are claims of pain and suffering due to...

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Common Infections After A Dog Bite

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common dog breeds that bite

Getting bit by a dog is a terrifying and traumatic experience, but it’s dangerous as well. When most people think about dog bite injuries, they often think about the damage to skin, muscle, and tissue from the attack. Many do not realize that one of the most dangerous things about a dog bite is not...

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Dog Attack: What to Do If I Was Threatened by an Unleashed Dog

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An unleashed dog.

The following blog article was updated in January 2022. Whether you’re out for a neighborhood walk or spending the day somewhere public, encountering an unleashed dog can be scary. You don’t know if the dog is potentially dangerous and will bite you. Understandably, one question we get periodically is, What do I do if I...

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Dog Breed: Does It Affect a Dog Bite Lawsuit?

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German Shepherd Dog Jumping

The following blog article was updated in January 2022. Dog bites are traumatic, no matter how minor the attack is. You can be left with severe or even catastrophic injuries in some cases. Fortunately, there are laws in place to protect dog bite victims. Filing a personal injury lawsuit is one avenue of recovery. Understandably,...

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Essential Steps to Follow for Dog Bite Treatment

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Steps to Follow for Dog Bite Treatment

Being attacked by a strange dog can be both shocking and scary. No one ever expects to get bitten by a dog. Although most dog bite injuries are usually relatively minor, there have been many cases of very serious dog bites where the victim suffered extensive injuries. Depending on the size of the dog and...

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