When Dogs Attack, the Law Bites Back

dog attackes and bites

Dogs Attacks A six-year-old Jacksonville girl died a few days ago after being attacked by a dog in her family’s care. Since the dog’s bite resulted in a death, the animal will be euthanized after the 10-day quarantine unless the owner files an appeal. If an appeal is filed, the dog will be held while the appeal is pending. Dog …

Liability claims for dog bites total $479 million in 2011

Dog Bites claims According to a study conducted by the Insurance Information Institute, dog bite liability claims totaled $479 million in 2011. This sum accounted for roughly one-third of all homeowner liability claims in 2011, possibly due to the rising cost of medical care and the amount awarded to the victim by a jury. Another factor may include the popularity …