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How to Report a Dog Bite in California

Dogs are humankind’s best friend, but they are still animals that can cause serious damage if not kept under control. Suffering from a dog attack is a very traumatizing experience. Aside from the physical pain and healing you have to go through, dog attacks can cost a lot of money. Even worse, once your physical injuries heal, you might...

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Dog Bite Law: California Punitive Damages

Although dogs are “man’s best friend,” dogs are just one small evolutionary step away from their wild counterparts: wolves. Wolves, of course, are apex predators in the wild. They can easily kill a human being. Because they are so closely related, dogs sometimes attack people. Dog attacks can happen for any number of reasons, including random attacks that appear...

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Dog Bite Law in California

If you or your child sustained injuries in an animal attack in California, you could face a daunting, painful recovery. Many dog bites leave permanent scarring and even disability. Psychological trauma is also common, especially for young victims. Fortunately, California’s dog bite laws place liability for animal attack injuries on the shoulders of the owner. This means you could...

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Dog Bite Statute of Limitations in California

If you’ve suffered injuries after a dog attack, you have the right to seek compensation. However, you will not have forever to file your claim. After a dog attack, be sure to consult with a California dog attack attorney right away. Silva Injury Law, Inc. is ready to help you. What Is a Statute of Limitations? A statute of...

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Dog Bite Settlement Amounts in California

After a dog attack, you may be entitled to compensation. However, you might be unfamiliar with settlements and how they work in dog attack cases. Silva Injury Law, Inc. is here to answer any questions you may have and help you fight for a fair settlement in your case. What Is a Settlement in a Lawsuit? In a lawsuit,...

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Defenses to Dog Bite Claims in California

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 bite accident, reach out...

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

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.   If you or a...

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

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 only minor injuries, but...

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

  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 “strict liability” code for...

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Beware of Dog…

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 treadmill at my local...

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