Types of injuries inflicted by dog bites

It’d be hard to go a whole day in a U.S. city without viewing many dogs in vehicles, in parks, being walked, or wandering off-leash. As a society, all of us adore our dogs, and the AVMA reports that dogs include the most popular pet within the country, as measured by household ownership. Dogs, unfortunately are able to cause severe injury as they bite human beings, particularly as they bite already vulnerable people like the very young or those who have medical conditions.

Dog bites may cause various severe injuries

Dogs possess tremendously powerful teeth and jaws which are made to break bones and tear flesh. As these tools assisted dogs and their ancestors in surviving and flourishing prior to domestication, they currently are the primary dog owner liability source. As a dog bites someone anywhere on her or his body, severe injuries may result. A few of the more typical injuries which dog bite victims experience are listed here:

  • Tissue loss                                  Facial Injuries
  • Sprains                                       Crush Injuries
  • Infections                                   Bruises
  • Scars                                          PTSD
  • Punctures                                   Muscle tears
  • Abrasions                                   Broken bones
  • Dislocations                               Lacerations

Seek medical attention and an attorney

Seeking medical attention will accomplish these important tasks – treating and identifying your injuries, as well as producing an official record that describes the extent and nature of the injuries. The record may be very important as it’ll come to deciding the value of the dog bite claim.

As victims are certain their injuries are stabilized, a victim ought to call a personal injury attorney. It’s critical that you be aware that a personal injury claim in is subject to a statute of limitations, which means any delay might jeopardize your capability of recovering.

For more information contact The Law Offices of Robert T. Edens, P.C. at

(855) 760-6746.


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