Dog Parks-a good idea or a terrible idea?

I love dogs. I have taken my dogs to parks many times including dog parks. However, now that I have been handling dog bite cases for over two decades, I cannot allow myself or my dogs into dog parks. First

Dog Bites and Homeowner’s Insurance

Here is a link to an interesting article about homeowner’s insurance in relation to dog bite incidents. http://www.insure.com/home-insurance/dog-owners.html If you, a friend or loved one have been attacked or bitten by a dog, call us for a consultation. All consultations

Don’t Let Your Child Approach an Unfamiliar Dog

We bring our children up, for the most part, loving dogs. Children’s books and movies are replete with wonderful stories about close relationships between dogs and humans. However, we must teach our children that although many dogs are well trained,

The Seven Deadly Sins Which Could Wreck Your Dog Bite Case (Part One):

If you have been injured by a dog bite, the initial steps you take can make a big difference to the outcome of your case.  We have compiled a list of seven mistakes you could make in order to help

Isn’t It Enought That The Dog That Bit Me Was A Pit Bull And Not A Poodle?

The breed of the dog in and of itself is not enough to establish vicious propensity of the dog.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have done research on the various breeds.  About twenty-five breeds of dogs were

What About Dog Bites That Occur When The Dog Is Not With The Owner?

It now appears that victim may have an easier avenue of recovery against a non owner who is caring for the dog at the time of the bite.  Even though a person is not the owner of a vicious dog,

Every Dog Gets “One Free Bite,” Right?

No.  Not right.  This is one of the most common misconceptions in Pennsylvania law regarding dog bites.  I have had seasoned veteran lawyers call to confirm this with me and have had clients come to me after being incorrectly advised

Dog Bites Can Be Devastating

Dog bites can be devastating.  Like most people, I view our dogs as part of the family. Our dogs are well socialized.  Unfortunately, in our office, we often see the devastating consequences that can result from dog bites.  We’ve seen

Critical Steps to Take Now in Case of a Dog Bite Attack

Seek treatment immediately. The best thing you can do after a dog bite is to seek medical treatment and follow your doctor’s orders. Notify authorities. If you have been bitten, contact the police or county dog warden so that the

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