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National Dog Bite Prevention Week Highlights Significant Increase in Dog Bite Injuries

While dogs can be beloved family members and add various health benefits to people’s lives, all dogs can bite, regardless of how well trained they are, their age, or breed. Of the 4.5 million people who get bitten by dogs…

Brooklyn Park Dog Attack Seriously Injures Woman, Dog

Two Brooklyn Park residents were charged with violating dangerous dog requirements after their pit bull brutally attacked a woman and her German Shepherd. Contact a Dog Attack Lawyer Dondre Patterson (27) and Dami Manuel-Moore (23) were both charged with harm…

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Dog Bite Seriously Injures Minnesota Boy

A dog bit and seriously injured a young boy while he was visiting a home in Isanti County, MN. The 11-year-old was airlifted to Children’s Minnesota hospital for treatment. Officials say he is in stable condition but will need multiple…

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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…

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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…

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The Minnesota Dog Owner’s Liability Statute and Bruno vs. Tuffy

The Minnesota Supreme Court issued a ruling this week regarding the Minnesota dog owner’s liability statute, Minn. Stat. § 347.22 (2010).  The ruling looked at two issues: 1. Does a person injured indirectly from a dog attack have a claim…