Category: Dog Bites

21 Apr 2014

Welcome to the Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath Blog

The Accidents Safe blog was set up to help keep our clients and the public informed of important safety information that potentially could effect their every day lives.  Auto recalls, defective tires, car seats and many other products or medications…
dog bite premises liability
07 Jul 2021

Dog Bites and Premises Liability

If you’ve been bitten by a dog on someone else’s property, you may be entitled to compensation through a dog bite premises liability lawsuit. The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) says that about 4.5 million Americans are…
20 Jan 2019

Insurance Industry Data Shows Florida Is One of the Leading States for Instances of Dog Bites in 2017

Florida Is One of the Leading States for Dog Bites in 2017 A recent nationwide study showed the number of dog bite incidents across the U.S. increased 2.2 percent in 2017 when compared with 2016. The study, which was conducted by insurance…
10 Sep 2018
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Helpful Facts about Personal Injury Accidents

Personal Injury Accidents A Personal injury accident can happen at any time.  Most people think of personal injury law only in terms of vehicular accidents.  However, personal injury law covers a range of situations where the negligence…
21 Sep 2016

Dog Owner Gets Bitten by Dog Bite Law

In Florida, a dog owner is legally responsible for the dog’s behavior, especially if the dog harms another person. In a recent incident, a Riviera Beach resident was in the process of being pursued and arrested by police and ordered his Pitt…
06 Jul 2016

Trouble at the Dog Park? Check Out Florida Dog Bite Laws

In the state of Florida, dog owners are wholly and fully responsible for the behavior of their dogs, with very few exceptions. This responsibility includes instances when a person is on the property of the dog owner, especially if that person…
28 Oct 2014

Barking Dogs DO Bite: Misconceptions About Dog Bite Injuries

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, almost 5 million Americans are bitten by dogs every year, and over 800,000 of them are injured seriously enough to require medical treatment. These figures exclude victims who do not see a doctor,…