Please consider the following statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
* Each year, 80,000 Americans seek medical attention for dog bite injuries
* Nearly half of these are children
* Of those injured, 386,000 require medical attention in an emergency department
* Of those injured about 12 die
* The rate of dog bite related injuries is highest for children ages 5 to 9
* Almost two-thirds of injuries to children ages 4 and under are to the head or neck
Dog bite injuries can be prevented. Don't let your child become a statistic! Be extremely careful with unfamiliar dogs, even in the home of a close friend or relative.
As with all injury claims, a Statute of Limitations restricts the time in which to file a lawsuit. If you or someone close to you has suffered a personal injury related to a dog bite, it is important to protect your rights. Contact us to arrange a consultation.
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