UPDATE: Dog Bite Lawsuits and Law Changes

Animal Services reminds residents of dog laws following several attacks

https://www.localnews8.com/lifestyle/pets/animal-services-reminds-residents-of-dog-laws-following-several-attacks/473134719“Now that the weather is warming up, we are going to have a little bit more of an increase in dog bites.

It just seems to be that way,” Animal Services Officer Kerry Watts said.

“In the wintertime, we will get a few.

When it starts to warm up, people …

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Record $940K verdict awarded in dog bite case vs animal clinic dating to 1997

https://cookcountyrecord.com/stories/511109226-record-940k-verdict-awarded-in-dog-bite-case-vs-animal-clinic-dating-to-1997After a nine-day trial in DuPage County, jurors awarded plaintiff Kristen Hayes a record $940,000 award for injuries she sustained after being bitten by a dog on April 23, 1997, at the age of 8.

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Animal welfare group begins work to revise Maine’s dangerous-dog laws

https://www.centralmaine.com/2017/04/27/animal-welfare-group-begins-work-to-revise-maines-dangerous-dog-laws/AUGUSTA
A council that advises the state on issues related to the Animal Welfare Program began its year-long review of the state’s dangerous-dog laws at a meeting Thursday that highlighted frustration over being unable to hold dog owners accountable …

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Austin Personal Injury Attorney Brooks Schuelke Comments on Texas Dog Bite Injury Law

https://www.lawfirmnewswire.com/2017/04/austin-personal-injury-attorney-brooks-schuelke-comments-on-texas-dog-bite-injury-law/Austin, TX
Bitten by a dog?

In Texas, many people think that there is a one free bite rule – meaning you cannot sue a dog owner unless the dog has previously bitten someone else.

They are wrong.

If a person is …

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That Bites! Kim Richards MUST PAY Woman Attacked By Her Dog, Judge Rules

https://radaronline.com/videos/kim-richards-dog-bite-lawsuit-kay-rozario-wins-court-appeal/Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star, Kim Richards, has been ordered to shell out BIG TIME to former family friend, Kay Rozario, after the 81-year-old was viciously attacked by Richards’ pit-bull, Kingsley, RadarOnline.com has learned.

Rozario sued …

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