Despite their docile appearance, Pitbulls are one of America’s most dangerous dog breeds. They are responsible for more dog bite deaths than any other breed. These attacks often result in severe injuries requiring a lengthy hospital stay. In some cases, victims die from sepsis or need to have limbs amputated due to open wounds. Aggression […]
Category: Dog Bite
Understanding The Legal Implications of Dog Bite Accidents in Texas
As far as most dog owners are concerned, their dog is the cutest and most loving family member. It’s hard for them to imagine that they could harm anybody at all. However, when you look at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) statistics, an astounding 4.5 million people are victims of dog bites every year. […]
Were You Attacked by an Animal?
In general, an animal attack can be referred to as an attack by an animal that triggers injuries and in some cases death to a person. Laws connected to animal attacks will specify when an owner may be liable for resulting injuries. As such, the meaning and legal effects associated with such actions will vary […]
What Should You Do After an Attack From a Pitbull?
More than 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year across the U.S., according to the National Canine Research Council. Texas and Houston are ranked as some of the worst areas for dog bites and fatal dog attacks in the nation, with Houston earning the 2018 title of the Dog Bite Capital of America […]
Does Insurance Pay For Dog Bites?
When an accident occurs, one or more insurance policies may provide coverage. The person that caused the accident might have liability coverage. The victim might have health insurance or government health care or any other assistance. Depending on the type of insurance, these policies might be used to pay for all losses. The insurance covered […]