Georgia Dog Bites Blog

on June 19th, 2020

New Study Identifies Dog Breeds With Worst Bites

The American Animal Hospital Association reported on a new study last year that identified the most damaging dog bites according to breed. According to the AAHA, nearly five million people in the United States are bitten by a dog every year, and the most common victims are young children attacked by family pets. While dogs…

on April 17th, 2020

Liability in a Dog Bite Injury Case

Dog bite attacks can cause serious injuries, especially if the victim is a child. If you or a loved one has been injured by a dog bite, it is important that you understand the laws and liability for dog bite cases. The experienced personal injury team at has zealously represented the victims of dog bite…

on July 12th, 2019

Dog Safety and Liability for Dog Bites

Even if you do not own a dog, you are likely to encounter one at a friend’s house, at the park, or even simply walking down your street. Dogs can be cute, lovable creatures, but approaching a strange dog is not wise. Instead, you should not approach any unfamiliar dog and, if you feel you…

on May 3rd, 2019

Wild Animals Attacks in Georgia

In Georgia, we often hear stories of people being injured in dog bite attacks. It much less common to hear about wild animal attacks in Georgia, but surprisingly, they happen all the time. While dogs may account for a majority of injuries and fatalities caused by domesticated animals, the threats posed by large carnivores, venomous…

on August 27th, 2018

Georgia Dog Bite Laws

The United States Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that 4.5 million people are bitten by a dog each year. Of this 4.5 million people being bitten, not every case involves a trip to the doctor or any medical attention. For 800,000 people, though, the dog bite can be serious enough that it causes a…

on August 10th, 2018

Preventing Dog Bites: When to Stay Away From Dogs

Dogs are beloved pets in our society, and they are found everywhere you go. However, just because they are popular, it doesn’t mean that they are always safe or that you will always have a positive interaction with them. There are many common misconceptions about “friendly” dogs, and that all dogs are safe to approach…

on February 17th, 2018

Understanding Dog Bite Injuries

Sometimes, our domesticated four-legged companions aren’t as friendly or predictable as we may think. Thousands of people across the country will suffer dog bite injuries each year, and some of those will be serious or life-threatening. While many bite injuries are not deadly, all of them can change the life of the victim and the…

on January 15th, 2018

Using Signs to Warn Others of a Dog on Premises

Dog owners can be found liable for the injuries their dogs cause to other people. This is why some people decide to put up “Beware of Dog” signs on their fences or in their yards, in order to warn people of the potential danger of being bitten by the dog. While these signs may be…

on December 10th, 2017

Teach Your Children to Be Safe Around Dogs

Nearly half of all Americans own at least one dog, and most of us are used to seeing these furry creatures around our neighborhoods on a regular basis. While many dogs are sociable and friendly, there are many that are not, and it can be hard to make that distinction. Thousands of people, particularly children,…

on October 22nd, 2017

Changes to Georgia Dog Bite Rule

Earlier this year, the Georgia Supreme Court changed the law on dog bites in a way that may affect the way injured people can seek compensation when they are injured by a dog. Previously, people who suffered injuries after being bitten by a dog had to prove that the dog had bitten another person in…

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