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Primary Home Insurer Ordered to Cover Dog Bite at Insured’s Second Home

By Michael P. Burakoff |

The topic of insurance and coverage can become a complicated issue, especially when an incident occurs at a person’s second home. But even if a homeowner has full coverage at both homes, insurance companies will still try to deny claims, resulting in lengthy and costly court battles. A lower court ordered a primary home… Read More »

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Woman Attacked by Pit Bull

By Michael P. Burakoff |

When you think of dog attacks, you may think of people being bitten by random dogs, but many attacks involve family pets. A woman was recently injured by one of their pit bulls. The incident happened on January 10.  Two police officers from the Hackensack Police Department responded to an apartment on Hudson Street,… Read More »

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LegalPI

Infant Killed, Parents Injured in Pit Bull Attack

By Michael P. Burakoff |

It’s always devastating when a child dies. This is especially true when the baby is killed by a family pet. Sadly, this was recently the case in New Jersey. A 3-month-old infant was killed in a dog attack in New Jersey. The fatal incident happened on the morning of March 9 in Woodbridge Township…. Read More »

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Toddler Mauled by Pit Bull at Community Garage Sale

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Many people enjoy attending garage sales. Community ones can be especially fun, since you can explore various sales within a short distance. This can be a fun outing for a family — that is, until a loved one is bitten by a loose dog. This is what happened to a New Jersey family in… Read More »

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DogBark

Loose Rottweiler Bites Man in Arm

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Many people keep their dogs in their houses and yards, but an open door, window, or other means of escape can lead to attacks. Dogs have been known to cause serious injuries and even fatalities with their strong jaws and legs. A rottweiler left a man with a wound on his arm after the… Read More »

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DogAttacking

Prevention and Treatment of Dog Bites

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Our pets are curious. They use their mouths to experience the world around them, whether that means catching mice, fetching tennis balls, eating food, or biting people. Yes, your dog may be super sweet and friendly, but they can still bite suddenly. Dogs’ mouths are full of saliva that contains bacteria. When a dog… Read More »

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Dog8

Dog Owners Reminded to Control Dogs After Vicious Attack

By Michael P. Burakoff |

When a child is attacked by a dog, it’s often a catastrophic situation. It’s also devastating, given that no child should have to worry about dog bites. Dogs are man’s best friend, after all — until they’re not. Dog owners need to do more to control their dogs. They cannot assume their canine companions… Read More »

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DogAttacking

3 Men Pull Dog Off Group in NJ Attack

By Michael P. Burakoff |

When people think of dog attacks, they may think that a person provoked the dog in some way. Would a dog just come up to someone and bite them? It’s not only possible, but it happens a lot more than you might expect. A group of people were recently attacked by a dog in… Read More »

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Mailman

Helping Mail Carriers Prevent Dog Bites

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Mail carriers have an important job. Six days a week, these workers deliver mail to residences, ensuring you get your letters in a timely manner. Without postal workers, there would likely be chaos. Mail carriers have no problem working in inclement weather, but they do have one major problem: dogs. Even the sweetest dog… Read More »

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Plaintiff Entitled To Damages In Dog Bite Despite Religion

By Michael P. Burakoff |

The typical sign you might see in front of a yard is “Beware of dog.” But in an unusual case in New Jersey, it appears as though the defendant was trying to push the case in favor of “Beware of God.” Yes, religion played a role in a recent dog bite case. In the… Read More »

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