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Common Types of Dog Bite Injury

Common Types of Dog Bite Injury

I’m Ed Smith, a Benicia dog bite lawyer. When people imagine a dog bite, they usually picture a classic bite-mark pattern of small puncture wounds on either a leg or an arm. While some dog bite injuries do look like this, many are unaware that dog bites can cause a wide range of very serious injuries. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported that more than four million Americans are bitten by dogs annually. While not all of these bites will cause a serious injury, it is important to know the types of injuries that dog attacks are known to cause.

Most Common Injuries

What You Need to Know to Avoid Dog Bites in West Sacramento

What You Need to Know to Avoid Dog Bites in West Sacramento

I’m Ed Smith, a West Sacramento dog bite lawyer. A recent report by State Farm Insurance lists California as the number one state in the country in the number of dog bites. According to their records, there were 488 claims made for dog bites in California in 2017. Those claims resulted in a payout of $18.7 million. Let’s look at how to avoid dog bites, what to do after a dog bite and the types of injuries dog bites inflict. 

Avoid the Risk of a Dog Bite

Common Injuries Caused by Dog Bites

Common Injuries Caused by Dog Bites

I’m Ed Smith, a Vallejo dog bite lawyer. Often, when we imagine a dog bite injury, we think of small puncture wounds and a typical bite-mark pattern on an arm or leg. However, many dog breeds have sharp teeth and/or strong jaws that can cause people serious injuries in the event of an attack. Studies from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that about 4.5 million individuals are bitten by a dog in the U.S. every year. While the reason why these bites occur isn’t always clear, pet owners should be aware that their dogs can cause a variety of serious injuries when they bite.

What is The Most Common Serious Dog Bite Injuries?

Common Types of Dog Bite Injuries

Common Types of Dog Bite Injuries

I’m Ed Smith, a Turlock dog bite lawyer. Dog bite injuries can be particularly severe as they can lead to dangerous health complications. Studies have shown that approximately 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs every year in the United States. While the reasons why dog bites occur are sometimes unclear, pet owners should understand the difference between a tiny nip and a brutal bite.

What are the Most Common Types of Dog Bite Injuries?

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.

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