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steps to reporting dog bite california

A dog bite is a serious and scary event. If you or a loved one has been bitten by a dog, you may be fearful and in shock. However, there are important steps you should take after a dog bite injury. The purpose of these steps is to ensure the victim’s safety and to preserve […]

Dog bite settlements and verdicts

Dog bite injuries in California can be devastating. However, by filing an insurance claim or a dog bite lawsuit, you may be able to obtain a settlement or damages award with a jury verdict. In both settlements and verdicts, the plaintiff who was injured by a dog bite will be compensated financially for his or […]

Dog bite settlement california

When a dog bites a person in California, that person may suffer both short- and long-term injuries, including physical and psychological harm, as a direct result. Because the state of California maintains a strict liability rule for dog bite cases, holding that the owner of a dog that causes harm to another is liable for […]

Dog Bite Injury

For most people, a dog bite injury can be a traumatic event, even if it’s just a seemingly minor bite. According to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are approximately 4.7 million dog bite incidents in the country each year. About 800,000 of these require the victim to seek […]