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Bitten by a Dog? You May Be Able to Sue

Bitten by a Dog? You May Be Able to Sue

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Dog lovers find it hard to believe that their beloved canine could cause serious injury to another person, but statistics are clear. The number of dog bite claims increased year-over-year by 3% in 2019 to 17,802. About 20% of people bitten will need medical attention, and almost half of dog bites involve children. Rover's Bad Reputation Some breeds have a reputation for being aggressive, but any dog can bite once provoked. Characteristics that determine if a dog is likely to bite include the following: General temperament Character and personality Training Experience with having bitten before At the end of the day, whether the victim has been bitten by a pitbull or a chihuahua, often the owner is held liable for covering the victim's medical expenses, lost wages, and...