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Getting bit by a dog is more than scary, it’s dangerous. Serious injuries can easily result from a dog attack. Statistically, children are more at risk than any other age group for dog bits. And nearly 1 in 5 people bitten by a dog require medical attention. If an attack is severe, you should contact a lawyer as soon as you can. But before this happens, learn what to do now so you can avoid a possible injury.
Avoid these situations where a dog is more likely to be aggressive:
Teaching you children these signs is a good idea, and hopefully this knowledge could protect them and avoid serious injury if they are ever threatened by a dog.
New York dog bite law holds owners liable when an attorney can prove the dog was dangerous and the owner knew it or when the dog bit people previously. The dog must be unprovoked and engage in an unjustified attack, such as viciously attacks or killing someone or a companion animal. I have personally represented many dog bite victims receive their due compensation for their injury.