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What Is the “One Bite Rule?”

Dogs are fun to be around – most of the time, anyway. While we may all know dogs to be “man’s best friend,” the reality is that dog bite injuries are relatively common in California and throughout the United States. When a person is injured due to a dog bite, they need to know how to recover the compensation they are entitled to for their medical bills, lost wages, and any other out-of-pocket expenses they...
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What To Do After a Dog Bite

If you or somebody you love has been bitten and injured by a dog, you may be wondering what steps to take next. The reality is that most people never think about getting bitten by “man’s best friend.” Unfortunately, dog bite injuries are not uncommon in California and throughout the United States. In fact, studies from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have shown that as many as 4.5 million people are bitten...
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How To Report a Dog Bite in California

Dog bites often result in serious injuries for those involved. Unfortunately, even though dogs are arguably the most popular pet in the United States, their jaws are very powerful, and they sometimes bite without warning. If you or somebody you love has been bitten and injured by a dog in California, there are various steps you will need to take to ensure you receive compensation. You also should report the incident to the appropriate authorities....
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An Analysis of Alcohol-Related Fatal Crashes: Which Days Are Most Dangerous?

At around 10 p.m. on July 4, 2020, a drunk driver struck a teenager on a motorcycle in Cowley County, Kansas, killing him at the scene. Even his helmet could not protect him from the severe impact of the head-on collision. On Christmas Eve 2020 at around 3 a.m., two San Antonio men were killed in separate collisions with the same drunk driver – a 26-year-old who entered Southeast Loop 410 the wrong way. One...
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Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Dog Bites?

Dogs may be a person’s best friend, but the reality is that dogs can also cause significant injuries if they bite somebody. Dog bite injuries are often unexpected, and injury victims usually have no idea where they can go to secure compensation after an incident occurs. Here, we want to talk about whether or not homeowners insurance in California will cover a dog bite injury. We also want to discuss California's strict liability dog bite...
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