Dog Bites

Dog attacks and the aftermath

While some canines are deemed dangerous by insurance companies, the most docile dog, when provoked, can attack. Whether the incident is justified or not justified, the owner of the animal faces serious legal problems. California law places strict liability on dog owners when the canine bites someone in a public place or lawfully in a […]

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With canine companionship comes costs and consequences

The COVID-19 pandemic will be remembered as a quantum shift in norms. Hundreds of thousands of people were stricken with coronavirus, with many dying. Jobs were lost. Businesses shuttered. Schools closed. The idea of finding anything good coming out of the past year is challenging amidst all the tragedy. Homeowners who live alone struggle under […]

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When are pet owners liable for dog bites in California?

Dogs bring an immeasurable amount of joy into our lives. But along with the benefits of dog ownership come tremendous responsibilities for California canine owners. Whether you own a dog or are attacked and have an injury claim against the owner, it’s essential to understand the state’s laws over civil and criminal liability. When are […]

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3 facts about dog bite injuries

Most dogs who have a happy home and responsible owners are good dogs, but even a good dog may bite under certain circumstances. When owners are irresponsible in caring for and properly restraining pets, however, the resulting injuries from an attack may easily prove devastating. The American Veterinary Medical Association reports that there are over […]

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Harm caused by an aggressive dog may result in a legal action

California laws hold dog owners strictly liable for any injuries caused to humans and other animals that occur while on public property. Even when a pet does not have a known history of aggressive behavior, its owner has the responsibility of covering a victim’s medical expenses. Compensation may require payment for a victim’s hospital or […]

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