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When does a dog bite constitute a lawsuit?

Posted on December 24, 2014

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that every year, more than 4.5 million people suffer a dog bite. In many cases, the injury is minor and requires little more than cleaning and a bandage. However, the CDC notes that nearly 900,000 of those people will require some kind of medical attention for the injuries, … Continue reading

Factoring insurance into dog bite claims

Posted on November 5, 2014

A dog attack can result in physical trauma that, in addition to causing emotional distress, can also create large medical bills for California victims. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that for every five instances, one dog bitewill result in a serious injury that merits medical attention. What’s more, roughly half of dog attack … Continue reading

Practice safety around dogs in order to avoid an attack

Posted on September 2, 2014

Dogs can be lovable, furry friends that prompt people of all ages to reach out and say hello. However, before you extend your hand to pet a dog, consider the fact that the dog may not react how you would expect. Here at Nield Law, we see many people who are the victim of an … Continue reading

Dog bite lawsuit results in $150,000 award

Posted on August 5, 2014

When someone suffers any kind of serious injury, there are often significant medical costs involved. Depending on the incident, that may include staying in a San Diego hospital, reconstructive surgery or costly prescriptions. Victims of dog attacks will often run into these expenses. Fortunately, they do have legal recourse to recover compensation. This can extend even to … Continue reading

California dog attacks boy, controversially set to be euthanized

Posted on June 10, 2014

When an animal lashes out at a human, there are several outcomes that may occur. Sometimes, pets in San Diego may be quarantined, labeled as “dangerous” and then returned to an owner with strict guidelines. In other situations, such as a vicious dog attack, animals may be euthanized. There are many people who object to putting … Continue reading