Category Archives: Dog Bite Injuries

Runners Rage: What You Can Do About Dogs That Chase You

Running is awesome and you know it! This form of exercise has the ability to burn calories quickly and easily and benefits your leg muscles and core strengthening. Maybe it’s the runner’s high that has you hooked, or the intense joint strengthening this type of exercise brings. Whatever your reason, you probably also know the […]

How to Keep You and Your Dog Safe While Walking

Dallas Animal Services has published excellent safety tips to consider while walking your dog (or walking your cat if you can get one to actually walk with you). Here is the first section. Take a look at the rest. Basic Tools for Safety: Always keep your pets leashed. Carry your phone and call 911 if […]

Owner’s Manual: How to Prevent Dog Bites

Dogs are considered to be man’s best friends. However, they can be unpredictable and bite. According to, “almost one half of all dog bites involve an animal owned by the victim’s family or neighbors.” If the numbers provided by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are to be believed, approximately 4.5 million dog bites […]

Dog Bites: Understanding the Legal Effects of Being Injured by Man’s Best Friend

An overwhelming majority of the states have dog bite statutes that place strict liability on the owner of a dog that makes an unprovoked attack on somebody else. Some states have no dog bite statute, so it’s necessary to prove a violation of the “one free bite rule,” negligence by the owner of the dog, […]

Dog Bite Injuries Are a Bigger Problem Than You Might Think

Dog bites are not what you think of first when the term “personal injury” occurs. But over the years our firm has seen many terrible injuries caused by vicious dogs, including many to young children. Now an article from Yahoo points that in 2010 alone, one insurance company paid over $100 million on dog bite […]

Dallas Area Ranks 3rd In Mail Carrier Dog Bites

Here’s an interesting fact: Dallas ranks number three in the nation for most postal employees bitten by dogs. For more information about dog bites in general, visit our Web site at Here are excerpts from a Dallas Morning News story about the mail carriers: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in […]

Childhood Dog Bite Statistics

According to an article in the Dallas Morning News today, fewer than one child in 1000 is bitten by a dog each year. However, the researchers noted that about half of all dog bites are not reported to police or doctors. Children under age one had the highest risk of being bitten, and nearly 75% […]