How Much Can I Recover From a Dog Bite Injury Claim?

It is estimated that there are nearly 85 million dogs living in U.S. homes which has resulted in 4.5 million people—mostly children—being bitten every year. Nearly 1 in 5 people who have been bitten by dogs need medical attention. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, a majority of these biting incidents are preventable. It’s…

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Illinois Dog Bite Laws

Being bitten or otherwise injured by a dog can be a traumatic experience, both physically and psychologically. Those who suffer dog bites can often have significant scarring, suffer a great deal of pain, and suffer post-traumatic stress symptoms after such an event. Considering the significant physical and mental trauma a person can suffer because of…

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What Makes a Dog Dangerous?

Dog lovers around the Chicago area are closely following the case of Jordan, a DuPage County rescue pup who the government has labeled a “dangerous” dog. While the label may be impacting Jordan’s quality of life, will it carry any weight if Jordan’s caretakers are ever sued over his behavior?  Jordan the “Dangerous” Dog Jordan…

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Dog Bite Scarring Lawsuits in Illinois

Damage Awards for Scars from Dog Bites in Illinois Dog and animal bites can leave vicious looking bites marks. Often, those fierce-looking bite marks, holes, and tears will turn into severe scarring if left untreated. Not only does a dog bite victim face the specter of infection from dog bites and animal attacks, but dog…

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Dog Attack Eye Injury Settlements in Illinois

Americans love their dogs. Most dogs are considered beloved pets or even members of the family. However, the constant close proximity between people and dogs can sometimes lead to dog bites and severe injuries. In the United States, there are around 1 to 2 million reported bites from mammals every year. Most of those bites…

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