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Types Of Dog Bite Injuries That Require Immediate Medical Care

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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

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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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4 Reasons You Need An Atlanta Dog Bite Lawyer’s Help With Your Claim

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The majority of dogs live up to their reputation as loving, devoted companions, so it is unfortunate that some can be aggressive. When they bite, scratch, jump up, or maul another person, dogs can cause serious injuries that are often accompanied by infection. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that,… Read More »

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Georgia Dog Bite Laws: Basics For Injured Victims

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It is horrific to think that an animal you associate with friendliness and loyalty could be capable of causing serious injuries to humans, but some dogs do present a risk of harm. Whether from a dog bite or other attack, victims can suffer extreme injuries that require expensive medical treatment and surgery. Plus, there… Read More »

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Challenges With Assessing Dangerous Dog Breeds In Georgia

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There can be no doubt that certain canine breeds are associated with biting, mauling, and other tragic attacks, but it is important that people do not jump to conclusions when it comes to dog reputation. The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) stresses that statistics reported about dangerous dog breeds are highly skewed, since they… Read More »

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How We Get Money For Victims Of Dog Bites

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If you were bitten or attacked by a dog in Georgia, it should come as some comfort to know that there are multiple theories of liability under which you may qualify for monetary damages. The state dog bite statute allows you to recover if the owner was careless in managing the animal, allowing it… Read More »

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4 Facts About Georgia Dog Bite Laws Victims Need To Know

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Americans love their household pets, but dogs tend to come out on top when it comes to the most popular animal companions among families. According to the Insurance Information Institute (III), an estimated 69 million homes have a canine, though some reports indicate that up to 85 million dogs are living in US households…. Read More »

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Safely Meeting An Unfamiliar Dog in 3 Steps

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We often encounter unfamiliar dogs in our daily lives. While walking through the neighborhood, we may meet neighbors walking their dogs. Dogs and their owners also frequent public places like parks and outdoor seating at restaurants. Visiting loved ones during the holidays and on other occasions like birthdays and anniversaries can also bring us… Read More »

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I’ve Been Bitten by a Dog, What Do I Do Now?

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Each year in the United States, around 4.5 million Americans experience a dog bite, and more than 885,000 of those bites require medical attention. The skilled lawyers at the Zagoria Law Firm are specialists in these types of attacks in Atlanta and are known for analyzing each situation carefully to find clarifying evidence that… Read More »

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Which Careers are Most Susceptible to Dog Bites?

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In the United States, about 4.5 million people get bitten by a dog every year. That’s more than 12,000 people per day. Additionally, almost one out of five of those who have been bitten seek medical treatment. To make matters worse, nearly half of those are children, followed by the elderly. However, some people… Read More »

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