It’s not uncommon to go up to a friendly dog while on a walk or at the park. However, you or your child might be more at risk of being injured in a Los Angeles dog bite incident than you think.

Startling Statistics About Dog Bites

According to some statistics, nearly 16,000 each day in America are treated for dog bite injuries. That equates to one dog bite injury nearly every 75 seconds. In 2009, over 30 people were mauled to death by a dog.

10 Most Dangerous Breeds

The Pit Bull is still considered by most to be the most volatile dog breed. Here is a list of the other nine breeds considered more likely to bite:

  • Rottweilers
  • Alaskan Malamutes
  • Boxers
  • Dalmations
  • Presa Canarios
  • Chow Chows
  • Huskies
  • German Shepherds
  • Doberman Pinschers

Liability of The Dog’s Owner

In many cases, the owner of the attacking dog can be held liable for your damages. An experienced dog bite attorney can help you build your case and ensure you get the compensation you deserve.

Your Free Book

While on our website, order a copy of our free book, 7 Biggest Mistakes That Can Ruin Your California Injury Case. It will serve as a great resource if you have been injured by a dog.

If you have been bitten by a dog, contact one of our experienced Los Angeles, California dog bite injury attorneys at Steinberg Injury Lawyers at 1-800-350-8888. We will review your case for free.

Peter Steinberg
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Los Angeles Personal Injury Attorney Since 1982
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