Dog Attacks

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Miley Cyrus Involved in Dog Bite Lawsuit

It’s seems like Disney star turned pop instigator Miley Cyrus is always making the news! This time, it has nothing to do with her outrageous fashion choices or dance moves. Unfortunately for Miley, she has been named in a...more

Pets or Threats? California Law Regarding Dog Attacks

How many times have you gone to the beach, only to spot someone's dog frolicking in the surf without a leash? Many people would cast a benevolent eye on such a scene, but in truth, these dog owners are violating Los...more

Dog Bite Victims and Owner Liability

Dog bites are far more common – and dangerous -- than many San Fernando Valley residents realize. On average, insurers nationwide pay out over $1 billion in claims related to animal bites each year and one-third of the money...more

Strict Liability for Dog Bites in California

If you or a loved one is the victim of a dog bite in the San Fernando Valley, you may be able to recover compensation for your damages. Consult an experienced and qualified personal injury attorney as soon as possible after...more

It’s A Dog’s Life

Governor O’Malley has signed into law Senate Bill (SB) 247 which many pit bull owners, and the Humane Society, have hailed for doing away with the Maryland Court of Appeals’ decision in Tracey v. Solesky, 427 Md. 627 (2012). ...more

Dog Bite Season and California Leads the Way in Most Dog Bite Claims

As we inch our way into summer in Southern California, Barry P. Goldberg warns that the warm weather brings in "dog bite" season as well. More kids running in the sprinklers, dogs on walks on and off leash, barbeques, swim...more

Legislature acts on dog bite liability – Landlords happy. Dog owners? Not so much.

After several failed attempts in prior legislative sessions to take action against the Court of Appeals holding in the 2012 “pit bull” case of Tracey v. Solesky the legislature finally succeeded in passing a new dog bite...more

Service Dogs And Emotional Support Animals: Man's Best Friend Becomes A Landlord's Biggest Headache

Landlords in Iowa and elsewhere have been facing, with increasing frequency, difficult questions regarding man’s best friend. While landlords must analyze each request by an existing or prospective tenant regarding the need...more

A Dog Bite Can Be Deadly and Can Land the Dog’s Owner in Jail

This past August, a Florida Panhandle man was convicted of manslaughter when his two dogs viciously attacked his seven year old neighbor as the boy was riding his bike. The jury found the dog’s owner responsible for failing...more

Dog Days Of Summer Responsible Dog Owner

You have probably seen the Montrose Dog Beach on Lake Michigan where canines and their human companions can romp in the sand and splash in the water....more

Could My Dog Make Me Uninsurable?

Dog ownership is part of the American dream, along with the house, the two kids and the picket fence. But did you realize the type of dog you decide to bring into your home can actually impact your homeowners...more

Dog Bites Under Oklahoma Law

Dog bite incidents have made the news lately, and it is no surprise. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), approximately 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs every year, and almost one in five of those who are...more

Biting Back: What To Do If You Were Dog Bite Victim In New Jersey

Each year about 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs. Dogs can and should be controlled by their owners. The failure of an owner to take proper precautions can lead to a lawsuit for damages by an injured victim....more

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