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Dangerous V. Vicious Dogs Under Georgia Dog Bite Laws

By Zagoria Law Firm LLC |

When you or a loved one was bitten, it probably does not make much of a difference whether you would describe the animal as a dangerous or vicious dog. The injuries are excruciatingly painful, you will need immediate medical care, and you run the risk of infection after such an attack. Terminology is certainly… Read More »

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Should I Accept Something From The Owner After A Dog Bite Injury?

By Zagoria Law Firm LLC |

Insurance policies cover many dog bite injury claims and, to the insurance companies that pay out, the losses can be extreme. According to the Insurance Information Institute (III), dog bite claims cost insurers $882 million every year, at an average payout of $49,025 per claim. Of course, many of these insurance companies pass on… Read More »

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Common Non-Bite And Knockdown Injuries By Dogs

By Zagoria Law Firm LLC |

When you think about the kinds of injuries dogs can cause, your mind first turns to bites. Not as many people consider the serious, catastrophic injuries that can result from a knockdown, mauling, or other attack that does not involve biting. Fortunately, Georgia’s dog bite statute covers injuries caused by a vicious or dangerous… Read More »

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Georgia Leash Laws: What Constitutes A Safe Restraint To Prevent Dog Bites?

By Zagoria Law Firm LLC |

Georgia dog bite laws protect victims of canine attacks by allowing them to seek damages from an owner who carelessly managed the dog, but there is an important qualifier in the language: The statute on liability for dangerous animals states that, when proving the dog is vicious, it is sufficient to prove that it… Read More »

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Where Do Monetary Damages Come From After A Pit Bull Bite In Georgia?

By Zagoria Law Firm LLC |

When it comes to assessing dangerous breeds of dogs that bite or attack, there are generally two camps: Those who believe viciousness is a product of the canine’s upbringing, and others who say the breed is inherently dangerous. Still, the data about pit bull attacks does not lie. Statistics indicate that: Compared to other… Read More »

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Why Children Suffer Far Worse Dog Bite Injuries Than Adults

By Zagoria Law Firm LLC |

To start, one of the key reasons that children suffer worse dog bite injuries is that they are bitten much more often than adults. Some studies report that up to half of all dog bite victims are children, and statistics from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveal the dangers. Almost… Read More »

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Georgia Dog Bite Laws: Steps In The Legal Process

By Zagoria Law Firm LLC |

Your losses can be considerable after being bitten or otherwise injured by a dog, and the physical pain is just the beginning. Many victims will require emergency care, hospitalization, and extensive surgery to repair the damage, racking up huge medical bills. You might miss work because of your injuries, losing out on wages you… Read More »

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Types Of Dog Bite Injuries That Require Immediate Medical Care

By Zagoria Law Firm LLC |

Dog bites are a common injury in the US considering their popularity and status as a member of the family, and most can be addressed with at-home care. For minor dog bites, where the wound is not deep or the skin was not broken, medical professionals recommend washing the area with warm soap and… Read More »

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3 Reports To File After Suffering Dog Bite Injuries In Georgia

By Zagoria Law Firm LLC |

Along with the physical pain and shock of being attacked, there is a considerable amount of chaos and confusion after someone suffers dog bite injuries. Your first inclination is to get proper medical treatment right away, and heading to the ER or urgent care center is absolutely a priority. However, in the aftermath, you… Read More »

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3 Georgia Leash Laws Dog Bite Victims Should Know

By Zagoria Law Firm LLC |

When you think about leash laws in Georgia, your mind probably turns to how the requirements aim to prevent dog bites before they occur. What you may not realize is that regulations on leashes could actually impact your legal remedies after suffering injuries. The reason is that leash laws are related to liability and… Read More »

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