Published on May 1, 2017

UPDATE: Dog Bite Lawsuits and Law Changes

Animal Services reminds residents of dog laws following several attacks“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 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
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, 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 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, has learned.

Rozario sued …

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