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New Statute of Limitations for Dog Bite Medical Bills in Colorado

Posted on: May 25th, 2022

In general, it’s best to act quickly in any lawsuit, including a dog bite lawsuit. Evidence disappears: memories fade, blood washes out, and even wounds may heal, though not always fully. There is also a legal reason for acting quickly: a statute of limitations. For most personal injury lawsuits, you only have two years after…

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Can I Recover Damages if I’m Attacked by a Service Dog?

Posted on: April 27th, 2022

Service dogs are treated differently from other dogs. They get to go places where other dogs are not allowed. Because of this different treatment, it makes sense to wonder: Can I recover damages if I’m attacked by a service dog? The answer is “usually.” Although service dogs do get dispensation to enter places that dogs…

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Colorado Dog Bite Law

Posted on: February 18th, 2022

Dogs are popular pets, but they can also be dangerous animals. If you’ve been injured in a dog bite attack, you have the right to seek damages for your injuries. At Pushchak Law, dog bite lawyer Brian Pushchak is dedicated to holding dog owners accountable for the injuries their animals cause, to the full extent…

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Steps to Take If Injured in a Dog Attack

Posted on: February 15th, 2022

Dogs can be good pets, but some of the same things that make them good pets – like territoriality, watchfulness, and loyalty – can also make them dangerous animals. Tens of thousands of Americans go to the hospital every year for treatment of dog attack wounds. If you were injured in a dog bite attack,…

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Why Do Dogs Bite?

Posted on: January 28th, 2022

It’s a myth to believe that some dogs bite and others don’t. Under the right circumstances, all dogs can bite. Dog psychologists will tell you that all dogs bite for a reason. This is not the same as saying that all dog bites are provoked. Dogs may bite in situations where they don’t understand what…

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Who Is Liable If a Dog Bites Someone While in the Care of a Dog Sitter?

Posted on: December 17th, 2021

If a dog attacked you, you may have suffered serious injuries. These injuries often require medical care, which might have included emergency care, surgery, plastic surgery, physical therapy, trauma counseling, and more. This care is expensive, and you shouldn’t have to pay for it. Denver dog bite attorney Brian Pushchak is committed to making the…

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Dog Bite Prevention Tips

Posted on: December 6th, 2021

About one in five people bitten by a dog require medical attention, accounting for about 800,000 visits to urgent care, hospitals, and emergency departments every year. If you want to avoid being one of those injured by a dog bite, it’s important to take the right steps. Here are some dog bite prevention tips that…

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When Is a Dog Considered a Dangerous Dog?

Posted on: October 14th, 2021

Owning a dangerous dog is illegal in Colorado. These dogs are considered more likely to cause serious injury, and when these dogs attack, owners face additional criminal penalties beyond compensation for injuries caused by the dog. It is also possible to request that a dangerous dog be euthanized. Denver dog bite attorney Brian Pushchak has…

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Should I File an Insurance Claim after a Dog Bite Attack?

Posted on: September 20th, 2021

If you’ve been bitten by a dog, you need medical attention. Then you need someone to pay for that medical attention, including any ongoing care or medication you might need. Dog bites are covered under homeowner’s insurance, so you will have to file an insurance claim with the owner’s insurance after a dog bite attack.…

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