Should You Get a Tetanus Shot after a Dog Attack?

Categories: Dog Attacks

After a dog attack, you need to see a physician, not only for immediate wound treatment, but you may require vaccinations and other care techniques to prevent complications. One that you may need is tetanus prophylaxis – depending on how long it has been since your last booster. Dog bites are not uncommon in the…

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How Much Money Do You Get for a Dog Bite Injury Claim?

Categories: Dog Bites

A dog bite case does not have a fixed settlement amount; they differ case by case. An attorney is the best resource for finding out just how much you can receive for your injury claim. Dog attacks are vicious, traumatic experiences, and they are often unexpected. Whether the victim is an adult or child, these…

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What Is the Statute of Limitations for a Dog Attack Case?

Categories: Dog Attacks

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In Pennsylvania, you have a two year limitation for filing a dog bite claim against a negligent owner. For minors, they have until their 20th birthday to file suit. However, it is vital that you understand exactly how the statute of limitations applies and how it can affect the outcome of your case. The Basics:…

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What If I Suspect My Neighbor’s Dog Is a Threat?

Categories: Dog Attacks

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While the dog next door hasn’t attacked you or your loved ones, you sincerely fear that it will. A dangerous dog doesn’t have to attack someone to be a safety concern. As a parent, neighbor, or just concerned individual, you should know your rights when it comes to suspecting that a dog in your area…

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Dog Attacks Can Happen Anywhere – Including a School Bus Stop

Categories: Dog Attacks

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Dog attacks can happen anywhere, any time. Unfortunately, these attacks often occur when we are unprepared and at a place we would never expect one to occur. In fact, for one six-year-old girl, her attack happened at her school bus stop. In Richmond, North Carolina, this young girl was waiting for her school bus when…

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Dog Attacks Can Lead to Fall Injuries, Too

Categories: Dog Attacks

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When you think of injuries from a dog attack, the most common would be lacerations, disfigurement, and possibly death. However, one injury you may not realize is that of a fall. A dog attack can cause a person to fall and strike their head on concrete or even fall down a flight of stairs. The…

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