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DOG BITES

DOG BITES

 

If you have been the victim of a dog bite in Pittsburgh, do not assume that "it's no big deal." We can get the compensation you deserve for your pain and medical bills. Dog bite losses exceed $1 billion per year, with $345 million paid by homeowner's insurance policies. There are a handful of deaths that reported each year as a result of a vicious dog bite. Commonly, a bite will result in permanent scarring, nerve damage or infection. Children are often the victims of dog bites.  We are dog lovers, but recognize that our clients deserve compensation for injuries caused by a vicious attack by a canine.

The facts illustrate the frequency and seriousness of dog bite injuries:

  • Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States seeks medical attention for a dog bite related injury
  • It is estimated for every dog bite that is reported, three go unreported
  • Nationwide, as many as one million people annually require medical treatment for dog bites
  • More than 334,000 victims end up in the emergency room
  • More than 4.7 million people, or 2% of the U.S. population, are bitten by dogs each year
  • More than half of all the dog bite victims are children
  • Approximately 60% of dog-bite attacks happen in the home, either by the family or a friend's dog