Dog Bites

  • What are the Potential Complications of Bite Injuries?

    … – Contrary to popular belief, dogs’ mouths are not actually more sanitary than our own. The reality is that dogs’ mouths contain millions of bacteria that could potentially infect a wound. In some cases, an infection develops long after a bite has occurred but while a wound is still healing. Emotional trauma – A dog attack can be a traumatizing…

    Gabriel Levin/ 9 readers -
  • Beware of Accidents Over Labor Day Weekend

    … with the risks of many other types of accidents and injuries. Only some of these recreational accidents involve the following: Burns or fires from grills or bonfires Injuries suffered in softball, soccer, golf, or other sports ATV accidents Bicycle accidents Dog bites,2 especially at BBQs or gatherings Motorcycle accidents Many of these…

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  • Dog Bites can Lead to Infections

    … While millions of households own dogs throughout the United States, dog bites may seem like a relatively rare occurrence. However, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),1 about 4.5 million individuals are bitten by dogs every year in the U.S. In many situations, the emotional shock of the dog bite is worse than…

    Gabriel Levin/ 9 readers -
  • Is a dog owner strictly liable for a dog bite in Missouri?

    … arise to cover from the losses. Dog bite laws and regulations There are several statues and laws that apply to dog bite injury cases. As a personal injury case, there is a statute of limitation which prohibits claims to be filed after five years from the date of the injury.3 Liability for a dog bite injury is covered under Missouri Revised Statute…

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  • Steps to take After a Dog Bite

    … The Insurance Information Institute (III) reports1 that pets are present in more than 83 million homes in the United States and that an estimated 4.5 million people sustain a dog bite on an annual basis. Dog attacks can be sudden, unexpected, and terrifying. Victims are often left shaken or even traumatized by the sudden act of violence…

    Gabriel Levin/ 10 readers -
  • Dog Bite Injuries Can Have Serious Complications

    … The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicates that nearly 900,000 people seek medical attention for injuries sustained in dog bite incidents each year. In many cases, a dog bite injury involves simple lacerations or bruising that will heal with little or no medical intervention. In others, however, dog bites… 7 readers -
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