Recent Posts in Dog Bites & Dog Attacks Category

What is the normal amount of money an injured person can get for a dog bite case?

It is impossible to state an average personal injury settlement for a dog bite case, because each case is so different. Your case will be evaluated individually, and will consist of the facts of your ...
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What is the leash law?

Most communities have leash laws that require owners to have their dog on a leash unless the dog is confined to the house or fenced yard. If a dog bites somebody and his owner did not comply with the ...
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Should I report the dog bite or attack?

Yes. The attack should be reported to your local animal control center and/or police department. Please take a business card or other contact information from the officer you speak with. The animal ...
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Why do I need a lawyer if I have been bitten by a dog?

Animal bites can have serious consequences to you and your family. The financial and social consequences can be severe. The byzantine maze of dealing with an insurance company, different laws, your ...
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Dog Bite Statistics

Some studies have shown that nearly 2% of the American Public is bitten by a dog each year. That amounts to millions of people bitten every year, with as many as 800,000 or more injured seriously ...
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Does it matter where the attack took place?

As stated above, under California Law, dog owners are liable for money damages for injuries resulting from dog bites and dog attacks. The law covers anyone bitten by a dog in a public place or while ...
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Do I need to take photos of my injuries, the scene, and the dog?

Yes, if possible. Please take photos of your injuries, the scene, and the attacking dog. If there is a hole in owner's fence that the dog escaped from before the bite, for example, take pictures ...
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How Long Will My Case Take?

Each case is unique, and depends on a variety of factors. If your injury heals rather quickly, and you return to work quickly, that case can be completed start to finish in several months. However, if ...
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Dog Bites & Animal Attacks

Chico and Northern California Personal Injury and Dog Bite Lawyer Some of the worst injuries can come from animal attacks. These cases can take on many forms, but often involve a dog bite or dog ...
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