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19 Sep
Stockton personal injury attorney

TIPS ON PREVENTING DOG ATTACKS

Every year, over 4 million dog bites occur in the US. Almost 20% of all bites become infected and may cause serious damage. This article aims to give some advice on how to avoid being bitten and what to do in the unfortunate circumstance that a bite occurs. If you or someone you know has been bitten by a dog, contact a Stockton personal injury attorney. for advice or your legal actions.

Though people may think of dog bites happening in an unfamiliar outdoor location with an unleashed an unknown dog, more than half of dog bites occur at home with familiar pets. The likelihood of incurring a dog bite increases with the number of dogs in a home. When a home has two or more dogs, adults are five times more likely to be bitten than individuals without any dogs.

Who is at risk?

Anyone has the potential of being a dog bite victim. However, children and men are more likely to incur a dog bite. Children do not know how to act around dogs and don’t have the interpretive skills to understand when a dog is not exhibiting friendly behavior. Children are especially likely to be bitten between the ages of 5 to 9 and worse, are less likely to receive medical attention for a bite than adults, increasing their risk of infection. If your child has been bitten by a dog, it’s crucial you seek medical attention immediately and then call a Stockton personal injury attorney. (more…)

3 Apr
Personal Injury Attorney in Stockton

WHY DOGS BITE KIDS

Personal Injury Attorney in Stockton Discusses Why Dogs Bite Kids

If you or your child was seriously bitten by a dog, there are certain steps you need to take, especially if the dog who bit is not yours. In the case your child was bitten by your family dog, it is at your discretion what type of action to take but regardless of the details pertaining to the circumstance, it’s always best to speak with a qualified personal injury attorney in Stockton, CA.

If the bite is serious, obtain immediate medical attention, and if you’re concerned that this is characteristic behavior of this dog, ensure that other people do not remain in danger from the same dog while you attend to the injured person. (more…)

1 Aug

Dog Bites/Animal Attacks

Stockton Accident Lawyer – Dog Bites Injury Accidents

Dog bite injuries affect approximately 4.7 million people in the United States annually. Of this population, about 800,000 dog bite victims require medical treatment each year. Most dog bite victims are children, as it is the second leading cause of injury to minors. Dog bite attacks account for one out of three homeowner’s liability insurance claims, which translates into more than one billion dollars in pay-outs annually. Dog bite claims fall under the umbrella of personal injury law, where an injured party has the legal right to seek compensation for injuries caused by another party’s actions or negligence. (more…)

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Sadiq Law Firm, P.C.
509 W. Weber Ave. Suite 202
Stockton, CA 95203

(209) 943-0000
shafeeq@sadiqlawfirm.com

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We serve all of San Joaquin County including the following localities: Stockton, Tracy, Escalon, Lathrop, Lodi, Manteca, Ripon, Acampo, August, Collierville, Country Club, Dogtown, Farmington, French Camp, Garden Acres, Kennedy, Lincoln Village, Linden, Lockeford, Morada, Mountain House, Peters, Taft Mosswood, Terminous, Thornton, Victor, Waterloo and Woodbridge.

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