Category: Dog Bite Injuries

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Dog Bite Liability and Children

Dog Bite Liability and Children

The Fifth District Court of Appeal of Florida ruled on an important issue concerning dog bite liability and children. In the case of Porter v. Allstate Insurance Company, the Porter family filed a lawsuit on behalf of their four-year-old son who was injured during a...

Dog Bites and Children

Dog Bites and Children

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated half of the 4.5 million dog bites each year involve children. Specifically, children between ages five and nine are significantly more likely to receive medical attention from dog bites. Parents...

Dog Bite Liability

Dog Bite Liability

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 4.7 million dog bites occur each year. Out of these 4.7 million dog bites, an estimated 800,000 result in injury that requires medical attention. Dog bite liability becomes an important...

Kids and Dogs at Friends’ Houses

Kids and Dogs at Friends’ Houses

When your children visit friends who have a family dog, the situation may be difficult. The main reason for this is that you most likely have little to no control over the dog or its behavior. The dog may have aggressive tendencies, poor training and behavior, or a...

Preventing Dog Fights

Preventing Dog Fights

Dog fights have serious consequences. Unfortunately, they are common occurrences. The problem of dog on dog attacks needs to be considered by owners of dogs that bite. In addition, owners of seemingly docile dogs need to be aware of the warning signs before a dog...