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Dog Bites

First steps after a dog attack

Most interactions with dogs are without incident. However, dog bites account for a significant number of injuries in the US each year. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, over 4.5 million dog bites occur in the United States every year. Of these...

Dog bite liability in Rhode Island

Major, life-changing injuries can result from dog bite attacks. Victims often suffer permanent injuries, causing scarring and disabilities that may require surgery. Dog attacks can also result in psychological effects, such as post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety...

Who is responsible when a dog bites?

Who is responsible when a dog bites?

As the weather gets colder it is more likely that people will quickly let their dogs outside to do their business and watch from the warmth of their porch. With that risk comes a lot of liability. In Rhode Island, if a dog bites someone when the dog is off of the...