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Injuries in Animal Attacks May Include Dog Bites and Other Bodily Harm

As the weather warms up in the spring, many people are spending more time outdoors, and as more and more people receive COVID-19 vaccinations, they will be able to gather together and enjoy being sociable with others. Unfortunately, this increase in personal interactions also brings the possibility that some people will be injured by other people’s pets. After a long year of limited interactions with humans, some dogs may act [...]

2021-04-22T18:50:48+00:00April 22, 2021|Dog Bites|

How to Pursue Compensation for Bites by Unleashed Dogs in Wisconsin

Well-trained and supervised dogs can bring joy to both their owners and people who encounter them in public, but an unleashed dog can often pose a safety risk. In Wisconsin, a dog’s owner can be fined and the dog can be impounded if it is allowed to run at large outside of the owner’s property without supervision or restraint. However, these penalties may pale in comparison to what may happen [...]

2020-10-08T18:09:21+00:00October 8, 2020|Dog Bites|

Can I Receive Compensation for Dog Bite Injuries in Wisconsin?

Many people think of dogs as loving companions, which can make it all the more shocking when a dog attack occurs. Nevertheless, thousands of Americans suffer dog bites each year, and many of them require medical attention for their injuries. If you have been bitten by someone else’s dog, you may be wondering how you will pay for the treatment you need to recover. Fortunately, under Wisconsin law, you have [...]

2020-08-26T17:04:25+00:00August 26, 2020|Dog Bites|

How Common Are Serious Dog Bite Injuries in the United States?

In the U.S., approximately 4.7 million people suffer dog bites every year, and around 800,000 people receive medical care for dog bite injuries. While injuries from dog bites can be serious or even fatal for any person, dog bites can be especially dangerous for small children, and victims can suffer life-changing consequences. If you or a loved one have been bitten by a dog, you will want to work with [...]

2020-04-28T18:37:37+00:00April 28, 2020|Dog Bites|

What Factors Affect the Seriousness of Dog Bite Injuries?

Although dog bites are often thought of as minor incidents, they can result in serious injuries that cause a great deal of emotional and physical pain as well as disfigurement or scarring. Animal attacks can have serious financial repercussions, as medical treatment may be required, and a victim may suffer a temporary or permanent disability that affects their ability to work. If you or a loved one have suffered from [...]

2020-02-24T19:54:31+00:00February 24, 2020|Dog Bites|

What Steps Should I Take After a Dog Bite Injury in Wisconsin?

Although most dogs are friendly and docile, they can become aggressive under certain circumstances. A dog bite injury can be a traumatic experience for both adults and children. A canine attack can result in severe lacerations, broken bones, and a variety of other injuries. In addition, dog attacks can have a lasting impact on a victim’s emotional well-being, particularly if the wounds lead to disfigurement. If you or a loved [...]

2019-11-26T16:50:35+00:00November 26, 2019|Dog Bites|

How Common Are Dog Bite Injuries?

You know the saying that a “dog is man’s best friend?” A dog can absolutely be a wonderful addition to any family. In 2017, there were an estimated 90 million dogs throughout the United States. While the vast majority of dogs are usually harmless, any dog can react in an aggressive manner if provoked and sometimes without provocation. Here in the United States, dog bites are incredibly common. According to [...]

2019-03-18T15:26:10+00:00March 18, 2019|Dog Bites|

Recognizing the Signs of Infection After an Animal Bite

Animal bites can easily (and quickly) lead to an infection. If left untreated, they can lead to sepsis and other serious complications. Learn how to recognize the signs and symptoms of an animal bite infection, and discover how it could impact the settlement of an animal bite injury case in the following sections.  What Causes an Animal Bite Infection? Infections are caused by bacteria, either from the animal’s mouth or [...]

2019-01-16T09:37:00+00:00January 16, 2019|Dog Bites|

Examining the Potential Complications of a Dog Bite Injury

It is estimated that some 4.5 million people are bitten by a dog in the United States each year. Of those, nearly 885, 000 seek medical treatment, 30, 000 require reconstructive surgery, and 3 to 18 percent develop an injury-related infection. Startling as these statistics may sound, there is treatment available. The following sections can help you learn more about the potential complications of such injuries, their treatment, and the [...]

2018-04-17T09:00:00+00:00April 17, 2018|Dog Bites|

Preventing Infection After a Dog Bite Injury

Dogs might be considered man’s best friend, but they are still animals, and they can still cause injury. In some cases, dog bite injuries may be severe, which may increase the victim’s risk of infection. Learn how you can prevent this from happening after a bite injury and discover how an experienced attorney may be able to help you obtain compensation for your losses. Treating Minor Bite Injuries Most minor [...]

2017-08-28T10:33:00+00:00August 28, 2017|Dog Bites|
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