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6 Reasons Why Children Are at Greater Risk of Dog Bites

Posted on: March 29th, 2023

Dog bite attacks are much more common than most people realize. Over 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year, and over 800,000 of these attacks require medical attention. Unfortunately, children are the victims in a disproportionate percentage of dog bite attacks. The following statistics highlight the extent to which children are susceptible to…

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7 Mistakes to Avoid After a Dog Bite Injury

Posted on: March 16th, 2023

Dog bite attacks can be traumatic events that result in devastating injuries. If you’ve suffered a dog bite injury, you are most likely entitled to recover compensation for your damages. However, the actions you take following the attack can impact your ability to maximize the value of your compensation. In order to give yourself the…

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How to Treat a Dog Bite Injury

Posted on: March 9th, 2023

Dog bite attacks are more common than you may realize. Approximately 4.7 million Americans are bitten by a dog each year, and one of out every five dog bites requires medical attention. While the most common concern among people involves whether they will need a rabies shot, the risk of infection is a much more…

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How to Help Your Child After a Dog Bite

Posted on: February 16th, 2023

According to the Humane Society, roughly 51% of dog bite victims are young children. One of the primary reasons for this is that many children struggle to understand the body language of a dog that may be triggered and inclined to attack. Unfortunately, children are also more likely to be severely injured and need medical…

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What Happens if a Dog Bite Isn’t Treated?

Posted on: January 23rd, 2023

Dog bite injuries come in many forms and the severity of your injuries will depend on a variety of factors, including the size of the dog and the region of your body damaged in the attack. While some injuries after a dog bite attack are visible immediately, others may take time to develop. For this…

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What Kind of Behavior Is Considered Provoking a Dog?

Posted on: January 16th, 2023

While Colorado’s strict liability dog bite statutes hold dog owners liable in just about any situation where their dog injures another during an attack, there are a few exceptions to this rule. One of these exceptions involves situations where a dog is provoked by the victim, resulting in the ensuing attack. The reason for this…

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Can a Restaurant Be Held Liable for a Dog Bite Attack on Their Property?

Posted on: January 10th, 2023

Colorado is an extremely dog friendly state. Not only do we have an abundance of homes with dogs as pets, but many businesses allow individuals to bring dogs on their premises. This is particularly common at many Colorado restaurants, especially at breweries and other establishments with outdoor patios. While allowing dogs in restaurants provides an…

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Do I Need a Rabies Shot After a Dog Bite?

Posted on: December 9th, 2022

If you are injured in a dog bite attack, you may be wondering whether you need a rabies shot. The good news is that most domestic animals such as dogs and cats have received rabies vaccines, making the likelihood that they have rabies very low. While rare, it is possible for dog that bites you…

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What to Do After a Dog Bite Attack

Posted on: November 29th, 2022

Dog bite attacks are more common than many people realize. According to the CDC, over 4.5 million people are victims of dog bite attacks each year, and over 800,000 of these victims require medical attention. In many instances, these attacks are the result of negligence by the dog’s owner. Whether a dog attack is caused…

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What to Do When Bitten by a Dog with an Uninsured Owner

Posted on: November 9th, 2022

If you’ve been injured in a dog bite attack, you may be entitled to recover compensation for your damages. Colorado dog bite laws establish strict liability for dog owners. This means dog owners are held liable for any damages related to an injury caused by their pet, regardless of whether the dog was known to…

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