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  • Establishing Basic Fault in a California Dog Bite Case If you, or someone you love, has been injured in either a dog attack or dog bite in California, download my FREE injury guide today or call me at (619) 813-7955
  • Mauling and Scarring Injuries from a San Diego California Dog Bite San Diego Dog Bite Injury Law Firm: At our law firm we work with the victims of mauling and scarring to help them gain a full and fair recovery for their injuries. Since 1999, we have been representing personal injury victims in courts throughout California, and have earned a reputation as one of the leading personal injury law firms in our state.
  • Different Examples of California Dog Bite Injuries | San Diego Injury Law Firm Under California law, the owner of a dog is said to be "strictly liable" for any resulting injuries and damages caused by the owner’s dog. We have recovered for dog bite victims in all sorts of cases including clients who while on motorcycles, bicycles, and motor scooters have been attacked by a dog. Dogs tend to give chase to people in these type of transportations.
  • Laws in other States Focus on Pit Bull Dog Attacks | San Diego Injury Law Firm In Akron, Ohio, the City Council in 1989 passed an ordinance naming specific breeds of dogs which dog owners must comply with stricter requirements in order to keep their pet. The breeds restricted were pit bulls. This happened, in spite of growing opposition, which argues that dog attacks are not a breed-specific problem, but a human-specific problem. What do you think about that? Do you believe it is a human-specific problem, or a combinations of both? The problem I believe that comes from all of these ordinances being passed is that these dogs are mixed-breed dogs. Question: what do you do if you have a pit bull which is in violation of the ordinance but it may not be 100% pure pit bull?
  • Dog Bite Statistics | Who is at Risk? by San Diego Dog Bite Injury Law Firm Did you know every 40 seconds, someone in the United States seeks medical attention for a dog bite. There are approximately 800,000 bites per year in the United States that require medical treatment, and sadly, most of the victims are children, and most of them are bitten on the face. Children are by nature attracted to dogs, and also dogs are attracted to children. Nearly $165 million is spent treating dog bites and 70% of dog bites occur on the owner's property.
  • Different Type of Dog Bite Wounds | Dog Bite Infections and Types of Bites Dog bites can inflict different types of wounds like cuts and lacerations, abrasions, crushing wounds, punctures and fractured bones. Some can be minor injuries and other can be major injuries. These dog bite wounds can often result in disfiguring scars, and sometimes, I have seen my clients suffer from a dog bite infection.
  • Statistics on Different Dog Breeds and their Tendency to Bite and Cause Harm Did you know, statistically speaking, hounds are less likely to injure than working or sporting breeds of dogs? Puppies are also more likely to injure than an adult dog too. Other factors can influence the chance of a dog biting. For example, there are social trends towards training and keeping dangerous animals by inexperienced dog owners. Aggressive guard dogs are trained for self-protection.
  • California Dog Ownership Comes With Huge Responsibility and Training The latest dog bite statistics have shown that dogs bite 4.7 million people in America each year, and there are approximately 62 million dogs in the United States. Unfortunately, Americans are purchasing more fiercer breeds and are leaving their dogs more often at home alone, untrained, and unsupervised. Most dog bites or attacks occur when dogs are tied up long periods of time or spend most of their time by themselves and therefore are not used to strangers. Of course, these dogs have also not had basic obedience training. This ties end human responsibility and pet ownership.
  • California Strict Liability Law and Dog Bite Injuries | The CA Statute The California Strict Liability Law for Dog Bites, Section 3342, is important because it creates what is known as "strict liability". Dog owners are liable for their dog's actions even for first time bites. It does not matter that the dog was very nice before the dog bite incident.
  • Three Forms of Consequences for Dog Bites under California Law In one recent dog bite statistic, the United States had reports of 15 fatal dog attacks in the year 2009. In San Diego California, there is a great population of dog owners and those owners are responsible for the actions of their pet, no matter what. The law is clear that dog owners are legally responsible for the actions of their pets (dogs) just like parents are legally responsible for the actions of their children. When a dog bites someone else, California State law says that the pet owner is liable for the injury or injuries suffered by the victim of the dog bite/attack. According to California’s civil code any victim of a San Diego Dog Attack or Dog Bite is legally able to file a Premises Liability charge against the owner of the dog and request that three types of punishments are imposed upon the negligent pet owner through three forms of legal enforcement provisions: