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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 [...]

2022-07-29T15:19:18+00:00February 24, 2020|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|

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|

Dog Bite Complications: When a Bite is More Than Just a Bite

While, in most cases, dog bite injuries are relatively minor and can be treated at home, others are more severe and require immediate medical attention. Due to the increased risk of infection, this includes any bite that leaves behind a puncture wound, laceration, or tear in the skin. Furthermore, all children should be evaluated after a dog bite, no matter how small or minor the injury may appear to be. [...]

2016-08-18T09:51:00+00:00August 18, 2016|Dog Bites|

Dog Bites More Common in Summer: Know How to Protect Yourself and Your Children

With summer now in full swing, there are more people—and animals—out and about. Unfortunately, the risk for dog bites is increased. This is especially true when in public areas where dogs might be, such as the park or while walking around in your neighborhood. Know what you can do to protect yourself and your children in the coming months, and know what to do if a bite should occur. Protecting Yourself and [...]

2016-06-27T15:53:44+00:00June 27, 2016|Dog Bites|

Understanding Wisconsin's Dog Bite and Injury Laws and Your Rights as a Victim

Dogs may be known as man's best friend, but they can and do sometimes cause injury or harm to innocent victims. Most of the time, those injuries are caused by an unleashed or stray dog. However, that is not always the case. If you or someone you love has recently been bitten or otherwise injured by a dog, know your rights under Wisconsin state law. Injury Caused by Dog at [...]

2016-06-09T14:08:59+00:00June 9, 2016|Dog Bites|

Compensation for Dog Bite Injuries: When the Owner is Your Friend

Virtually every day there are reports of people all over the state being bitten, attacked, and even killed by dogs. Dog bites are always a very traumatic experience, and it is hard to imagine that “man's best friend” can be capable of injuring an innocent person. However, it happens more often than you may think. According to the Center for Disease Control, one in five people who are bitten by [...]

2014-08-05T15:49:24+00:00August 5, 2014|Wisconsin Personal Injury Lawyer|
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