Category: Dog Bite

Defenses to Dog Bite Claims in California

By Silva Injury Law, Inc. 05 March, 2021

When someone is bitten by a dog in California, it is common that the dog’s owners will be held strictly liable for any injuries which result from the bite. There are, however, a number of exceptions which exist that may decrease the liability of the owner.   If you have been involved in a dog […]

California Dog Bite Law: When Bite Occurs on Private vs. Public Property

By Silva Injury Law, Inc. 11 February, 2021

According to the California Department of Public Health, there are around five million people who suffer a dog bite injury every single year in the United States. While some dog bites are minor, some bites are serious and can require treatment. When children are involved in a dog bite incident it may become fatal.   […]

California Dog Bite Injury – What’s my Case Potentially Worth?

By Silva Injury Law, Inc. 25 November, 2020

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), about four and a half million dog bites occur each year in the United States, with close to a million requiring medical attention. The Insurance Information Institute (III) estimates that close to $100,000,000 a year is paid out to dog bite injury victims. Most dog bites cause […]

How Can I Collect Compensation for A Dog Bite In California?

By Michael 08 March, 2020

  If you’ve been seriously injured by a dog attack in California, you can collect compensation from the owner of the dog, or anybody else that had custody or control of the animal at the time of the attack. As long as you were lawfully on the property, you can make a claim under California’s […]

Beware of Dog…

By Silva Injury Law, Inc. 18 June, 2019

I love dogs as much as the next person. As a matter of fact, I love all animals. Growing up, I was very fascinated with animals, a love I have to this day. I still look forward to watching Jack Hanna and Jeff Corwin sharing their animal adventures every Saturday morning while jogging on a […]

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