July 22nd, 2013
July 22, 2013
A female mail carrier sustained serious Michigan Dog Bite Injuries after becoming the victim of a canine attack last week. Records show the incident happened at approximately 4 p.m. on July 15, at a residence located on Missouri Avenue in the town of Flint, Michigan.
According to an article from M Live, the mail carrier had just placed letters into a mailbox at a residence when a dog suddenly raced towards her and lunged on top of her. The dog bit the woman in the face, and several neighbors rushed to the victim’s aid and were … Read More Posted In: Personal Injury
July 10th, 2013
Three people are recovering after suffering Michigan Dog Bite Injuries earlier this week during an attack by a family member’s canine. Reports indicate the attack occurred Sunday, just before 10:15 p.m., at a residence located on Hickory Lane in Waterford Township, Michigan.
According to an article published by The Oakland Press, the animal attacked a 62-year-old man, along with a 21- and 58-year-old woman. All three sustained serious wounds to their arms and were transported to a local hospital for further treatment. When asked what may have provoked the attack, the dog’s owner stated he did not know.
The … Read More Posted In: Personal Injury
July 1st, 2013
Officials in Royal Oak, Michigan, have found that unlicensed canines are involved in half of all Michigan Dog Bite incidents in the city. In an effort to reduce this number, animal control officers will be going door to door beginning next Monday to ensure each household’s pets are in compliance with pet licensing requirements.
According to an article from CBS Detroit, officers will visit with each home to ensure canines are registered and up to date on rabies vaccinations.
A three year license to own a dog in the city is currently $20. If a pet owner is caught … Read More Posted In: Personal Injury
June 28th, 2013
June 28, 2013
Dog attacks can result in lifelong injuries. According to the American Humane Association, a total of more than 4.7 million Americans are the victims of dog bites each year. The dog bite injuries sustained in these attacks result in more than $1 billion in claims paid to victims through insurers.
This leaves many citizens wondering what is being done to reduce the number of dog bites that occur in the United States each year. Most municipalities have their own laws regarding responsible pet ownership.
These laws outline what is deemed as appropriate action to be taken … Read More Posted In: Personal Injury
June 26th, 2013
June 26, 2013
A 6-year-old child sustained serious Michigan Dog Bite Injuries in a canine attack that occurred last week. Reports indicate the incident happened on Wednesday, June 19, at a property located on Teneyck Street in the town of Jackson, Michigan.
According to an article published by M Live, the child was on the property when the dog responsible for the attack approached and bit the child. The victim sustained wounds to her leg that required she be transported to a local hospital for further treatment. The animal has since been placed under quarantine to assure its health.… Read More Posted In: Personal Injury
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