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Posted by on Sep 27, 2012 in News | 2 comments

Common Injuries From Dog Bites

Americans are not ashamed of their love for dogs. Across the nation, individuals and families own an estimate 78.3 million dogs, putting a dog in close to 40 percent of all households. Because of this, dogs are atop of the pet popularity list in every state across the United States. Often referred to as mans best friend, dogs are normally friendly and loving animals; however, there are some cases where dogs may get aggressive and protective. When this happens, they can act out and bite an innocent person, potentially causing serious injuries.

If a dog acts aggressively, he or she can unfortunately cause a lot of damage to an unsuspecting or innocent victim. Suffering a potentially serious dog bite can be severely damaging not only physically but also mentally. Dog owners are responsible for keeping their pets on leashes or behind a fence at all times, especially if they are a bigger or more aggressive dog. Dog bites can cost you hundreds or even thousands of dollars in medical bills and lost wages. That is why you should consider taking legal action.

Most Common Dog Bite Injuries
Close to 80,000 people receive medical treatment every year across the country because of a dog bite injuries. These injuries may require serious medical attention. Some of the most common injuries people suffer as a result of a dog attack are:

* Serious lacerations
* Strains or sprains
* Broken bones
* Disfigurement
* Infections or risk of developing a disease

Treating these injuries can potential cost you a large amount of money and may even prevent you from going to work. You shouldn’t have to suffer financially because of a reckless dog owners actions. You can hold these owners liable today by speaking with a Detroit dog bite attorney and discussing your legal rights and options.

2 Comments

  1. I’m already scared of dogs and this article made me even more afraid!

  2. I agree with the above poster. Even small dogs can be scary. My friend’s dog bites almost everyone and he’s pint sized. His lack of fear is what makes me most afraid!

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