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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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Who Is Liable for a Dog Bite Attack in a Dog Park?

Posted on: October 9th, 2022

A dog park can be a great experience for you and your dog. Your dog gets to spend time off the leash away from home and can potentially socialize with some other dogs there. Unfortunately, a visit to the dog park can quickly turn into a nightmare if a dog attacks you, your child, or…

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PTSD After Dog Bite Attacks

Posted on: September 9th, 2022

An attack by a dog can be traumatic for the victim. In fact, assessment of children who were victims of dog bite attacks show that more than half of children have symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) between two and 9 months after their attack. The PTSD rates for adults are likely lower, but still…

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Can an Animal Shelter Be Held Liable for a Dog Bite Attack?

Posted on: August 9th, 2022

A dog bite attack could result in serious injuries to you or your child. These injuries might lead to significant, ongoing costs. Medical bills, lost wages, ongoing therapy, disfigurement, and diminished earnings can impact you for years to come. Colorado has a strict liability law for dog owners. But what if you were attacked by…

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Can I Get Workers’ Compensation after a Dog Bite Attack at Work?

Posted on: July 5th, 2022

Although most dog bites occur when people are at home or doing relaxing activities, some bites occur when a person is at work. In fact, Denver is 13th on the Postal Service’s ranking of cities for most dog bites. Nearly 30 postal workers experienced dog bite attacks in Denver in 2021, and it’s likely that…

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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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