Dog Bite

Dog Attack
12 May 2015
Can I Sue My Neighbor For a Dog Bite?

Yes. You can sue a neighbor for a dog bite. Dog bite laws are determined by the state, and Minnesota has one of the most victim-friendly laws in the U.S. What is Minnesota law? The Minnesota statute 347.22 reads, “If a…

4-Year-Old Boy Injured in Dog Attack, Ear Severed

A 4-year-old boy is in the hospital after being severely injured in a dog attack.  Jasper Debow Bridgeman was bitten by the family’s Rottweiler while at his grandmother’s home, according to the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office. Paramedics airlifted the boy…

Dot Bite Lawyer Brendan Flaherty with His Dogs
06 Nov 2014
Does Your Dog Have Legal Rights?

Our law firm gets a lot of contacts from people whose dogs have been attacked by another dog.  Understandably, these people want justice and compensation for themselves and their dogs. Your dog does not have the right to sue for…

Rabies Encephalitis
26 Sep 2014
Can I Sue For Rabies from a Dog Bite?

Yes, you can sue for rabies from a dog bite. In these tragic, wrongful death cases, a settlement payout for the family generally comes from the dog owner’s homeowner’s insurance company. What is Rabies? Rabies is an acute encephalitis (brain infection)…

19 Child Deaths Caused by Dogs in 2012

Last year health departments reported 19 children who had been killed by a dog in the United States: January – 23-month-old killed by his grandparents’ pit bull; January – 6-year-old killed by a German shepherd trained as a medical service…