Dog Bites

Are Aggressive Dogs The Product Of An Owner’s Influence?

Most states have laws addressing injuries and damage caused by aggressive dogs. In 18 states, the "One Bite Rule" says that dog owners who have dogs with a history of attacks are automatically liable for all of the expenses the victim acquires due to the dog's actions. Victims of dogs that attack for the first [...]

By | August 16th, 2017|Dog Bites|

What Happens When An Emotional Support Dog Bites You?

In June 2017, an incident occurred on a Delta Airlines flight that involved elements many people had never heard of before. A military veteran was seated in the middle seat of a three-seat row with his 50-pound emotional support dog when the man who had the window seat ticket tried to take his place. As [...]

By | July 12th, 2017|Dog Bites|

What You Need To Know About Pet Sitting Part-Time

As the spring transitions to summer, many people have thoughts of getting away for a vacation. The summer is also the time of year when a lot of animal lovers feel it would be great to make some extra money pet sitting for dog owners who go out on vacation. While it all sounds like [...]

By | June 22nd, 2017|Dog Bites|

Who Is Negligent When One Dog Attacks Another?

There is plenty of information online pertaining to personal injury lawsuits and owner liability when it comes to dog attacks on humans. However, it is important to remember that dogs are also beloved pets, and attacks by dogs on other dogs can have devastating effects as well. Dog attacks on other dogs are common, and when [...]

By | May 19th, 2017|Dog Bites|

Why Are Dog Attacks On Mail Carriers On The Rise?

When the average person thinks of dog attacks on mail carriers, they will often get the image of a scene from an old comedy television show in their head with the vicious dog chasing the hapless mail carrier off of the screen. However, dog attacks on mail carriers in real life are a source of [...]

By | April 18th, 2017|Dog Bites|

Can Civilians Sue When Police Dogs Attack Them?

Police dogs are common in law enforcement throughout the country, but the laws that govern how dogs can be used are different than other law enforcement regulations. Most of the laws governing police dog attacks are covered by the Federal Civil Rights Act of 1964, which means that a dog attack is not a state [...]

By | March 15th, 2017|Dog Bites|

Elderly Woman Attacked By Her Neighbor’s Pit Bulls

In late January 2017, it was reported that a 96-year-old woman was attacked by two pit bulls while she was near her home in Philadelphia. While the woman survived the attack, she was in critical condition later that day and the police and or family have not offered any updates. The neighbors who saw the [...]

By | February 21st, 2017|Dog Bites|

The Basics Of Pennsylvania Dog Bite Laws

Anyone who has ever been bitten by a dog in the state of Pennsylvania is probably aware of the comprehensive dog bite laws the state offers. As with most responsible laws, Pennsylvania's dog bite laws protect victims and they protect dog owners from people trying to scam the system. A dog bite is a serious [...]

By | January 27th, 2017|Dog Bites|

Is The Use Of Police Dogs Considered Excessive Force?

Police dogs do not fall under the same rules as the dogs you find in your neighborhood. Dogs are often used by an arresting officer to assist in a police pursuit on foot or to help sniff out dangerous criminals in hiding. It is dangerous work, but the dogs do it without any hesitation. All [...]

By | December 27th, 2016|Dog Bites|