Sacramento dog bite attorney- Legal Minute
Much has been made recently regarding the reaction of the insurance industry to the high number of claims being filed in response to dog bite attacks. Some insurance companies are limiting the types of breeds that they will...more
Dog attacks can be terrifying. In addition, depending on the size of the dog and the age of the victim, they can be fatal....more
For many years now, www.DogsBite.org has been compiling annual statistics on breeds involved in fatal dog accidents. The organization has now released its compiled data for the years 2005 to 2012. This data shows several...more
If you’re like millions of other Americans, you love dogs and you have at least one in your home that you keep as a pet and companion. You consider your dog a part of the family, and you include it in as many family...more
A Littlerock pit bull owner has been arrested for allegedly growing marijuana and guarding it with pit bulls involved in a fatal mauling incident that killed a female jogger. The 29-year-old man is accused of allowing the...more
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports that dogs bite almost 4.5 million people per year. Nearly half of those attacks are from dogs that belong to neighbors, friends, or even family. This was the case with a service...more
Our law firm handles personal injury matters for people throughout Georgia. As we talked about earlier, Georgia law generally assumes a dog is not dangerous until it has already bitten....more
San Diego Dog Bite Lawyers: Fighting for Your Safety -
San Diegans are like most Americans in that they love their dogs. Dogs are part of the family for most, and while this is admirable and generally positive, it can...more
When you hear the words “post-traumatic stress disorder,” what comes to mind? Possibly you think of war veterans who “flash back” to stressful combat situations without warning. You might think of a car accident victim who...more
Dog bites are frightening and traumatic, but many people decide to “forget about” a dog bite, as long as they are not injured severely. According to public health services, only one in 64 dog bites is ever reported to...more
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
A South Carolina family is sadly acquainted with the dangers that dogs can pose to children. Chantel and Quintin McGrew’s infant was mauled by one of their dogs a few years ago, and another of their children was recently...more
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
It seems like every few months there is another story in the news about a pit bull attacking an innocent person and causing severe injuries. While attack dogs may have a purpose, they also pose a danger to law-abiding...more
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
When we purchase homeowner’s insurance, we do so because we want to be protected in the case of unexpected loss. Most of us consider this form of loss to be something that involves damage being done to the home in a storm or...more
Last June, seven-year-old Tatiana Quinones was getting out of an elevator in a Harlem building when a pit bull attacked her. She was taken to the hospital where she received stitches on her arm and treatment for scratches on...more
Legal Minute with John Demas at Demas Law Group, www.injury-attorneys.com
Well, there are certain steps I recommend you take to protect your rights and maximize your recover.
First, notify the proper authorities, such...more
Approximately 800,000 people seek medical treatment for dog bites each year in the United States. Only rarely, however, are the circumstances close to what Deborah Reyes experienced. Ms. Reyes was on her way into a...more
What happens when man's best friend is anything but? Dog attacks can be traumatic and can cause serious physical trauma. Some dogs are capable of doing more damage than others. If you or someone you love suffers a dog bite...more
Each decade has its “dangerous dog.” In the 1970s, it was Doberman pinschers. In the 1980s, it was German shepherds. In the 1990s, it was Rottweilers. Today, it’s pit bull terriers.
Pit bulls were bred, originally in...more
A K-9 unit was relieved of duty in San Diego after the dog bit its handler. This case illustrates that even a well-trained dog may attack and injure its owner, trainer or even innocent bystanders. So it is not surprising how...more
Fresno County Sheriff’s deputies made a gruesome discovery at a Selma home recently when they found the body of a man they believe was mauled to death by pit bulls....more
Dog bites are common with nearly five million reported in the United States each year. Most do not cause serious injury, but the ones that do can be costly to the dog’s owner. The New Jersey dog bite statute affords victims...more
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that children account for approximately half of the 800,000 Americans who seek medical treatment for canine-inflicted injuries annually. These attacks result in emergency...more
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