Small Bites Can Lead to Big Injuries

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that about 4.5 million victims suffer injuries from dog bites in the United States every year. While dog attacks happen approximately every 75 seconds, some are more severe than others and about 1,000 victims require emergency medical care to treat dog bite injuries each day. In… Continue reading Small Bites Can Lead to Big Injuries

Healthcare Concerns After A Dog Bite

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that more than 4.5 million Americans suffer a serious dog bite each year. Even a minor bite from a small dog can be cause for concern for victims.
An Illinois dog bite lawyer typically places an injury in one of six categories.

Managing Dog Bite Risk Factors

Dogs may be man’s best friend, but 4.5 million Americans are injured by dog bites each year, according to the American Veterinary Medical Foundation. Understanding dog bite risk factors can help reduce chances of being a dog bite victim. Children Children between the ages of 0 and 14 account for 42% of all people seeking emergency room medical… Continue reading Managing Dog Bite Risk Factors

Which Dogs Are More Likely to Bite?

Approximately 1,000 Americans require emergency medical treatment each day due to dog bite injuries, and an estimated 6,000 dog bite injuries require hospitalization each year. With approximately 4.7 million individuals registering dog bite claims every year, an experienced dog bite lawyer might be inclined to say that certain dog breeds are more likely to bite… Continue reading Which Dogs Are More Likely to Bite?

Illinois Under Attack: Canine Assault

According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), there are an estimated 70 million dogs in the United States, and nearly 13 million in the state of Illinois alone. Approximately 36 percent of homes in the U.S. report having at least one dog. Unfortunately, among our millions of four legged friends are dangerous, and sometimes… Continue reading Illinois Under Attack: Canine Assault