Dog Bites

Who doesn't know someone who owns dog? But how well do you really know that dog. Each year there are approximately 350,000 victims of dog bites that are seen in emergency rooms, while there are 850,000 that need some sort of medical attention from a bite. Dog bites can cause lasting scars, extreme pain, psychological issues resulting from an attack as well as lost wages caused by a visit to the emergency room doctors office.

Dog bites are by far the most common liability claim on home insurance policies amounting to 1/3 of the claims. If you are bit by a dog and dog owner owns the home, chances are you have some protection to file a claim under the liability provisions under the insurance policy. However, some insurance companies exclude certain breeds, especially if the breed has certain propensities to be dangerous.

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I have had tremendous success in the area of my practice and understand what needs to be done in order to increase your chances of obtaining a successful result.  If you have questions, please contact me at my office at (508) 791-9001 or by cell phone at (508) 769-7995.   You may also e-mail me Michael@WorcesterPersonalInjury.com or text me.  I take great pride is a very quick response time and will promptly schedule a free initial consultation at your convenience.  I have also begun to conduct quite a few meetings via FACETIME or SKYPE for those clients who are either out of state or have license issues.