Free Consultations303.372.6145 ☰ Menu

Personal Injury Info - Dog Bites, Motorcycle Accidents, Slip and Fall Injury

Blog

Dog Bite Cases, Laws & Tips

Common Questions About Dog Bite Cases

Posted on: August 9th, 2023

If you’ve been the victim of a dog bite attack, you most likely have a lot of questions about your legal rights and options, as well as how to proceed with a potential claim. At Pushchak Law, we understand that dog bite lawsuits can be confusing and overwhelming, especially if you aren’t familiar with the…

Read More

How to Report a Dog Bite Attack in Colorado

Posted on: June 20th, 2023

If you’ve been attacked by a dog in Colorado, you’re required to report the incident to animal control. The report must be filed regardless of whether you’ve been seriously injured. This step is important because it allows your local animal control agency to track any dogs in the area which may potentially be dangerous. In…

Read More

7 Factors That Impact Your Compensation in a Dog Bite Case

Posted on: June 9th, 2023

Colorado adheres to strict liability in dog bite cases. This means the dog owner is liable for any injuries you suffer, regardless of whether the dog has a previous history of aggression or whether the dog’s owner acted negligently. Depending on the specifics of the incident, you may be entitled to recover compensation for: Medical…

Read More

How to Tell if a Dog Is Aggressive

Posted on: May 16th, 2023

Aggression is a common issue among dogs. According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), roughly 60-70% of all pet dogs bark threateningly and act unfriendly towards strangers. While some of these instances are signs of aggression, others are simply a dog’s natural response to encountering someone unfamiliar. Some dogs…

Read More

Can Dog Bites Cause Nerve Damage?

Posted on: April 16th, 2023

Dog bite attacks can result in devastating injuries, many of which may result in long-term complications that make it difficult to perform routine daily tasks or participate in your favorite activities. In some instances, dog bites can result in nerve damage, causing permanent disabilities. Common Forms of Nerve Damage from Dog Bites There are a…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

© Pushchak Law Firm | Denver Dog Bite Attorney | Motorcycle Accident Lawyer | Personal Injury Attorney Denver | by Webolutions Digitial Marketing Agency