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  • What Can I Do if My Child Was Bitten by a Dog?

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 6-Nov-2018

    Dog bite injuries are more common in children than they are among adults and, in fact, it is estimated that more than half of all children under the age of 12 have been bitten by a dog. Moreover, dog bites frequently occur in a child’s immediate neighborhood and the dog is likely owned by someone they know or often see. Given that dog bites tend to happen to a child’s face, head, and ...
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  • I've Been Bitten By a Dog. What Do I Do?

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 27-Sep-2018

    Dog bites are more common than you think. It’s estimated that 44 percent of all American households have a dog, and about 4.5 million dog bites occur every single year. Severe injuries are rare, but nearly one in five people bitten by a dog require medical attention. Dog bite victims also run the risk of contracting diseases like rabies, or coming into contact with harmful bacteria. If you ...
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  • When Man's Best Friend Becomes Your Enemy: Dog Bite Law in Nevada

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 21-Apr-2017

    According to the American Pet Products Association 2015-2016 (APPA) , there are approximately 78 million dogs owned in the United States in approximately one-half of all households. In fact, if dogs were humans, they would represent approximately 25% of the total population of the United States. These numbers merely support the obvious – we are all destined to be in close contact with our ...
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  • Dangerous Pets & Owner Liability

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 9-Dec-2015

    Unfortunately, there are too many cases that pop up in the news about dangerous dog attacks that result in serious injury or death. Sadly, many of them are young, and vulnerable children. Recently, a four-year-old Detroit boy was mauled to death after being ripped from his mother’s arms by four vicious pit bulls. Another pit bull attack case out of Elmont, NY resulted in the death of another ...
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  • Henderson Dog Attack Proves Fatal for Toddler

    Posted By Nevada Injury Attorney || 2-May-2012

    A 1-year-old boy was killed in a brutal dog attack during his first birthday celebration in Henderson, Nevada. According to an Associated Press news report, the tragic incident occurred when the boy was on the floor with his grandmother in her house. The child crawled over to the family’s dog, a Mastiff/Rhodesian ridgeback mix, and started to pet it. At the time, the dog latched its jaws ...
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  • Who is Liable for Injuries Suffered in a Dog Attack?

    Posted By Shook & Stone, Chtd. || 10-Aug-2011

    Victims of Nevada dog bite attacks often suffer devastating injuries. Bite marks, nerve damage, lacerations and broken bones caused by a brutal dog attack may require extensive medical treatment, medication, surgery and time away from work. Victims of Las Vegas dog attacks may wonder where the money is going to come from to help cover these types of financial losses. A skilled Nevada dog bite ...
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  • Tips for Preventing Dog Bite Injuries in Nevada

    Posted By Las Vegas Personal Injury Attorney || 1-Jun-2011

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 4.7 million people are bitten by a dog annually and approximately 800,000 suffer dog bite injuries in the United States. Half of these injuries are sustained by children between 5 and 9 years of age. Dog bites and dog attacks in Nevada can happen in a variety of circumstances and may involve a dog you know or one that you ...
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