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Category Archives: Dog bite

Obtaining Compensation In Dog Bite Cases

Animal attacks account for about a third of homeowners’ insurance claims, roughly $600 million in 2016 alone. Furthermore, the size of the average verdict or settlement has increased 70 percent since 2003, largely due to rising medical costs and the nature of these injuries. Many dog bite victims are either young children or older adults. …

Recent Dog Bite Case Highlights Liability for Non-Compliance With Dangerous Dog Regulations

A toddler is recovering from surgery at Children’s’ Mercy Hospital after his jaw was crushed and he received nearly sixty puncture wounds when he was attacked by a neighbor’s dog. The dog attacked the boy after the dog, which after having bit another person in 2014 was declared a dangerous animal, was let into the …