Dog Bite

COMMON MICHIGAN DOG BITE QUESTIONS

COMMON MICHIGAN DOG BITE QUESTIONS

Dogs are wonderful companions and family members. However, it is a reality that dog bites can be traumatic and result in very serious injuries for the victim. If you have been the victim of a dog bite attack, you need an experienced Michigan dog bite lawyer to handle your case.

Don't Delay Seeking Treatment After You Suffer A Personal Injury

Don't Delay Seeking Treatment After You Suffer A Personal Injury

In many personal injury cases, the need for medical assistance after a car accident, slip and fall, or dog bite injury is clear. The injured person may have a broken bone, fracture or require stitches and the need for immediate medical assistance is obvious. In other cases, the accident victim may be unsure whether they need to see a doctor and spend the time and incur the associated costs. 

METRO DETROIT INJURY LAWYERS REACH SETTLEMENT ON DOG BITE CASE

METRO DETROIT INJURY LAWYERS REACH SETTLEMENT ON DOG BITE CASE

Metro Detroit Injury Lawyers reached a settlement earlier this month on a dog bite case involving an attack on a 3 year old boy that left the child with deep lacerations, puncture wounds and severe bruising to his face.

Should I Contact A Personal Injury Attorney If My Injuries Are Only Minor?

 Should I Contact A Personal Injury Attorney If My Injuries Are Only Minor?

Regardless of the severity of your injuries, if you were injured as a result of someone else’s negligence, you should consult with an experienced personal injury attorney to determine your rights to compensation.

Case Evaluation In Your Michigan Car Accident Case

Case Evaluation In Your Michigan Car Accident Case

Whether you have a Michigan car accident case, slip and fall case, dog bite case, medical malpractice case or other personal injury case, it is likely you will experience case evaluation. In most circuit court cases requesting money damages, the parties will submit to case evaluation or a mediation conference. 

Negligent Infliction Of Emotional Distress: Bystander Recovery

Negligent Infliction Of Emotional Distress: Bystander Recovery

Have you witnessed an injury to a close family member caused by someone else’s negligence? Did you subsequently suffer emotional distress after seeing a love one harmed? If so, you may be able to bring a claim for Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress. 

Who Are The Proper Defendants In Michigan Dog Bite Attacks?

Who Are The Proper Defendants In Michigan Dog Bite Attacks?

One important element of a dog bite claim is properly identifying the party responsible. The proper defendant in a Michigan dog bite attack is the owner, keeper or possessor of the animal. Check out our new blog post to learn the differences of each and for more information on Michigan Dog Bite law. 

Statute of Limitations For Michigan Personal Injury Cases

Statute of Limitations For Michigan Personal Injury Cases

The Statute of Limitations sets forth the maximum time after an event in which legal proceedings can be initiated. After the statute of limitations expires, unless a legal exception applies, the injured party loses the right to file a lawsuit. Don't wait until the time period for filing your claim expires to get compensation for your injuries. 

Michigan Loss Of Consortium: Damages For The Spouse Of An Injured Person

Michigan Loss Of Consortium: Damages For The Spouse Of An Injured Person

Did you know that under Michigan law, the spouse of an injured person may have an independent claim for damages in the amount of the value of the services, society and companionship, and sexual relationship the spouse has been deprived of? 

What Constitutes Provocation Under Michigan's Dog Bite Statute?

What Constitutes Provocation Under Michigan's Dog Bite Statute?

Dogs are wonderful companions, but the fact is, dog bites occur and can result in serious injuries. Under Michigan's dog bite statute, provocation is the only defense to a dog bite claim. But what conduct constitutes sufficient provocation to relieve an owner of liability for the injuries their dog causes? 

5 Dog Breeds With The Most Attacks

5 Dog Breeds With The Most Attacks

Dogs are fantastic companions, but unfortunately dog bite attacks are common and can cause serious injuries. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention approximates that 4.5 million dog bites occur each year in the United States. Of those victims, 20% require medical attention.

Animals 24-7 released a 2014 report titled “Dog attack deaths and maimings, U.S. & Canada (1982-2014)”, which looked at dog bite attacks over the last 32 years. The report lists the number of deaths, maimings (loss of limb or disfigurement) and other severe injuries that required medical treatment for each dog breed. The five breeds with the most attacks are listed below.