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|

Feline Bites Often More Prone to Infection Than Dog Bites

More often than not, people associate dog bites with serious injuries. However, cats are also capable of causing life-threatening and serious injuries to victims. This is because, in many ways, their bites are actually more likely to result in an infection than a minor dog bite. Learn more about the treatment for feline bites, your risk of infection from a cat bite, and your right to pursue fair compensation for [...]

2017-03-07T09:35:00+00:00March 7, 2017|Dog Bites|
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