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Dog Bites Information

Dog Bites Injury Beverly Hills

When a dog bites a person, the results can be traumatizing. According the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “approximately 4.5 million dog bites occur each year in the United States,” and of those, about 1 out of every 5 bites results in infection (cdc.gov, 2015). The frightening part of this statistic is that of the 4.7 million people who were bitten, 800,000 people needed medical attention, and half of those people were children. Unfortunately, children are the most at-risk based on their size, strength, and inability to determine a dog’s aggressiveness. Even adults can neglect to keep a safe distance from an aggressive dog. That is why it is important to understand the details of your situation before proceeding with a lawsuit. According to the CDC, an estimated $169.9 million in direct medical costs are caused by dog bites per year in the United States (cdc.gov, 2014). In the event that you are bitten by a dog, depending on your situation, you have options to seek compensation for your injuries to help cover medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and property damage. If you have been injured as a result of a dog bite, please call our Beverly...

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Compensation for a Dog Bite or Attack

Dog Bites Injury Beverly Hills

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Compensation for Dog Bites and Attacks [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_column_text]Known for their loyal and obedient disposition, it’s true that dogs are often referred to as man’s best friend. In most cases dogs are a source of companionship, well behaved, cute and cuddly, and entertaining to watch and have as your lifelong friend. Unfortunately, sometimes there are circumstances where dogs aren’t trained correctly or raised in the best manner, leading them to be vicious and uncontrollable predators. Unfortunately, statistics show that dog bites and attacks are actually more common than you’d think in the United States. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention state that upwards of 800,000 Americans per year require medical attention due to injuries caused by dog bites and attacks. Of those, an unfortunate 16 do not live to see another day. Most dog bites and attacks happen to children and young adults, however, these vicious and unforeseen attacks can happen to anyone.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="22px"][vc_column_text]At One Law Group, our experienced and knowledgeable attorneys can help unsuspecting victims of dog bites and attacks such as yourself seek the compensation they are entitled to for injuries sustained. As California Civil Code 3342 states: “the owner of a dog is liable for...

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