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  • Can You Sue Someone for a Dog Bite?
    Can You Sue Someone for a Dog Bite?

    According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AMA), more than 4.5 million people are victims to dog bites each year. Of these, 6,000 are hospitalized for their injuries. California has ...

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  • Have You Been Injured in a Cat Attack?
    Have You Been Injured in a Cat Attack?

    When many people think of animal attacks, their first thought is usually of an unleashed dog or a larger animal becoming violent. But what about cats? Cat bites and attacks can be just as serious as ...

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  • Looking at California's strict liability dog bite statute, P.2
    Looking at California's strict liability dog bite statute, P.2

    In our last post, we began speaking about California’s strict liability dog bite statute, particularly the elements a plaintiff must prove when pursuing a case under the law. As we pointed out, the ...

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  • Looking at California's strict liability dog bite statute, P.1
    Looking at California's strict liability dog bite statute, P.1

    When an individual is attacked by a dog, the first order of concern is always their safety and health. Once the medical consequences of the attack have begun to be addressed, most attack victims turn ...

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  • Why do dogs bite?
    Why do dogs bite?

    From Lassie to Lady and the Tramp, dogs are often portrayed as being loyal companions and fierce protectors. According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, in the U.S., ...

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  • Elderly woman killed in unprovoked pit-bull attack
    Elderly woman killed in unprovoked pit-bull attack

    Although dog attacks can leave victims with serious and permanent injuries, most otherwise-healthy adults are likely to survive an attack. But when vicious dogs or other animals maul children or the ...

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