Dog Attacks Can Lead to Fall Injuries, Too

Dog Attacks
Animal Behavior Evidence

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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Does a Dangerous Dog Breed Mean It Will Attack?

Dog Attacks
dog attack

You know of the dangerous dog breeds out there, and some cities have even placed bans on owning certain breeds. These breed-specific laws are designed to restrict ownership of any dog breed prone to severe attacks. Common breeds on the list include the Pit Bull as well as Rottweilers. Other large breeds become members of…

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Criminal versus Civil Liability in a Dog Attack Case

Dog Attacks
liability

Pennsylvania law allows victims to hold dog owners criminally and civilly liable, but the requirements differ significantly. Dog attacks are a nightmare for the victims and even the owners of the dog that attacks. In many cases, the owner had no idea that their pet would cause harm to another. It could be a family…

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Are Dog Attacks Common in the United States?

Dog Attacks
wound from dog attack

In the United States, dog bites happen more frequently than you might realize. While you do not hear about them on the local news, a bite or vicious attack could happen in your neighborhood or even a few blocks away. In fact, in the U.S. it is estimated that every day 1,000 people need emergency…

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