Be Careful of Dog Bites over Memorial Day Weekend

According to statistics reported by the ASPCA, an estimated 4.7 million individuals in the United States are bitten by a dog on an annual basis. Approximately 800, 000 dog bite victim visit emergency departments for medical treatment of injuries sustained by a bite. Dog bites can cause several different types of injuries, and may include serious, long-lasting symptoms and effects. Therefore, it is important to be aware of the risks of dog [...]

2015-05-04T14:39:16+00:00May 4, 2015|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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