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Understanding Dog Bite Claims in Tracy

Understanding Dog Bite Claims in Tracy

I’m Ed Smith, a Tracy dog bite lawyer. Dogs are considered close companions to those who own and love them. In recent studies by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), caring for a dog has been found to have increased exercise levels and decrease stress. However, a man’s best friend can sometimes bite, and result in serious injuries to those affected. With the prevalence of dog bites throughout California, insurance companies are also seeing an increase in dog bite injury claims. When faced with such injuries, it is important to understand what rights you have and what damages you are entitled to when submitting a claim for your injuries.

Dog Bite Statistics

Dog Bite Claims in California

Dog Bite Claims in California

I’m Ed Smith, a Merced dog bite lawyer. To most people, pets are considered to be a loving member of their family. While pets such as dogs can be loyal and lovable, they may sometimes bite others unexpectedly. With 4.5 million cases of dog bites and 800,000 medical visits each year in the country, the potential liability for dog owners can be worrisome, particularly with specific breeds.

Which Dog Breeds are More Likely to Bite?

FAQ for Dog Bites Injuries
FAQ for Dog Bites Injuries

I’m Ed Smith, a Davis dog bite lawyer. Many people in California own dogs as pets and value them highly as companions and friends. However, every dog can be provoked and lash out under certain circumstances. Recent studies state that the number of serious and life-threatening injuries related to dog bites are rising in the U.S. Even though these injuries happen frequently, many individuals don’t know how to avoid a dog bite or what to do after one happens. Keep reading to learn essential information about dog bite injuries.

Does Insurance Cover Dog Bites?

Avoiding-Dog-Bites

Avoiding Dog Bites

I’m Ed Smith, a Woodland dog bite lawyer. Many dog bites leave people with serious injuries that can have lasting effects and dangerous complications. While most people can tell when dogs are acting aggressively, dog attacks often happen without warning. There are many common misconceptions about dog behavior that can lead people to accidentally provoke a dog and suffer severe trauma as a result. Knowing about common dog behavior misconceptions can help you to better understand the way that these animals think and react and may even save you from suffering serious injuries. Below are some of the more common pieces of misinformation regarding when dogs are likely to bite.

Barking Dogs Won’t Bite

Top Ways to Keep Your Dog From Biting in Roseville

Top Ways to Keep Your Dog From Biting

I’m Ed Smith, a Roseville dog bite lawyer. In 2016, the number of dogs in the United States totaled around 78 million. While 81 percent have never bitten anyone, according to Canine Journal, the number of dog bites that do occur is staggering. However, there are ways you can protect yourself and your loved ones from dog bites, and reduce the risk of your family pet causing an injury. Learn what you can do to keep your dog from biting.

Why Dogs Bite

How to Reduce the Risk of Dog Bites in Sacramento

How to Reduce the Risk of Dog Bites in Sacramento

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento dog bite lawyer. According to a recently released report by State Farm, California ranks number one in the country in the number of dog bites. Of the 3,600 insurance claims made to State Farm for dog bites, California totaled 488. It resulted in a payout of $18.7 million in 2017, which accounted for almost 14 percent of the injuries from dog bites in the nation. Let’s take a look at the incidence of dog bites, the injuries they cause and how to reduce the chance of them happening.

Reported Dog Bites

Tips on Keeping Children Safe From Dog Bites in Carmichael

Tips on Keeping Children Safe From Dog Bites in Carmichael

I’m Ed Smith, a Carmichael dog bite lawyer. Dog bites can cause horrific injuries or even death. The danger to children is even more intense since they are smaller in stature and unable to protect themselves. However, some measures can be taken to help protect children from a dangerous confrontation with a dog, whether it belongs to someone else or is an animal in your own home. Teaching your children about ways to interact with dogs and exercise caution can help keep them safe.

Teach Children How to Act Around Dogs

Tips to Avoid a Dog Bite

Tips to Avoid a Dog Bite

I’m Ed Smith, a dog bite lawyer in Sacramento. Having incorrect information about when a dog will or will not bite sometimes ends with a person being attacked and suffering injuries. While some of these ideas are from old wives’ tales, others are lack of knowledge about the way a dog thinks and reacts. Read ahead to learn about some of the common misconceptions people have and how to avoid a dog bite.

Barking Dogs Don’t Bite

Dog Bite Injury FAQ

Dog Bite Injury FAQ

I’m Ed Smith, a Davis dog bite lawyer. Many people own dogs and value them as friends and companions. However, even the kindest dogs can bite when they are provoked. Dog bite injuries are more common than you might think. Recent studies show that the rate of severe, and even life-threatening, dog bite injuries are on the rise in the United States. Despite these injuries happening frequently, many people don’t know what to do after a dog bite or how to avoid them. Below I have included essential facts and information about dog bite injuries.

Are Dog Bites Covered by Insurance?

Identifying Infections in Dog Bite Injuries

Identifying Infections in Dog Bite Injuries

I’m Ed Smith, a Fairfield dog bite lawyer. Lots of people are used to having friendly pets such as dogs and cats around and don’t think of pets as potentially dangerous. However, even the most friendly animals are liable to become aggressive and lash out when they are provoked, or some other stressful circumstance happens. While dogs bite people for a wide variety of reasons, being bitten by a dog always comes with the risk of the wound becoming infected. Because of this, it is essential to know what causes dog bite infections to occur. The following blog covers this topic.

What Causes Dog Bite Infections

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