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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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DogBark

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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Doberman

Dog-Related Injury Claims Top $1 Billion In 2022

By Michael P. Burakoff |

We tend to think of dogs as man’s best friend, but the truth is that even the sweetest, friendliest dog can attack at any time. While dog bite claims have actually decreased, the payout for these bites has increased by 28% from 2021 to 2022. This is based on information from State Farm and… Read More »

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PedestrianWithDog

Dog Bites Driver After He Hits Owner In Crash

By Michael P. Burakoff |

After a driver hits a pedestrian, they are to stop and render aid, under New Jersey law (and all state laws, for that matter). Nothing can be more frustrating, though, than trying to help someone and their dog bites you, impeding the process. Dogs can get protective of their owners, though, and this was… Read More »

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DogBite4

Dog Attack Results In $110,000 Settlement

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Dogs are not always the friendly creatures they are made out to be. Dogs can attack and cause a lot of harm to victims. Even police officers can be held liable when their dogs attack people in their homes. A child’s family recently received a $110,000 settlement from a dog bite that occurred five… Read More »

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DogBite

7 Injured In Dog Attack In Atlantic City

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Dogs can be man’s best friend or they can be a nuisance to society, injuring not one, but multiple people. Such was the case in New Jersey, when two dogs attacked seven people. The incident happened in Atlantic City on the afternoon of November 15. Two children were walking their dogs in the 1300… Read More »

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