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|

Property Ownership Not Enough to Establish Dog Ownership

The Wisconsin Supreme Court recently altered how Wisconsin's dog bite statute, Wis. Stat. § 174.02, can hold property owners liable for dog bite injuries. It is now more difficult to win money from the owner of a property where a bite occurs. In Augsburger v. Homestead Mutual Insurance Company, the highest court in the state addressed the following question: When an individual owns a dog, but the animal is housed on [...]

2015-02-04T07:00:43+00:00February 4, 2015|Wisconsin Personal Injury Lawyer|
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