Dog bites are more common than we think. Today more and more people are dog owners and so our interaction with dogs have increased. The increased interaction with dogs has led to more dog bites than we have seen in years past.
4.5 Million Is the number the Center for Disease control released as people bitten by dogs every year and the number is increasing daily. The increasing dog bites has brought up much interest here in Florida and as these dog bites increase Florida has imposed statutes with strict liability upon dog owners that causes injury to a human.
In short the owner of any dog that bites a person while such person is on or in a public place, or lawfully on or in a private place, including the property of the owner of the dog, is liable for damages suffered by persons bitten regardless of the former viciousness of the dog or the owners knowledge of such viciousness.
If you or a loved one has suffered a dog bite and don’t know what to do, we urge you to contact a lawyer for dog bite injuries as soon as possible!
According to the Veterinarian professionals the top 5 most dangerous breeds of dogs are:
Best way to avoid a dog bite
The best way to avoid a dog bite is, do not pet a dog you do not know, never bother a dog while he is eating or sleeping, never scream at a dog and always remain calm when in the presence of a dog. Dogs react to the behavior of a human so it is important to manage your self-according when in the presence of a dog you are not familiar with.
If you or anyone that needs help after being injured from a dog bite, Call Miller and Jacobs at 877-848-5297. We will work to recover all medical bills, expenses and lost wages that have incurred as a result of your vicious dog bite. Here at Miller and Jacobs will we give you a FREE CONSULTATION and have recovered settlements and won verdicts for our clients that have been bitten by a dog.