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Dog Bites Leave Physical and Emotional Scars

by Dixon Law Office

Dog bites can lead to minor or serious injuries, and sometimes even death. Dog owners, especially if they know their dog is aggressive and has bitten someone in the past, have an obligation to keep the dog contained or caged. Owners must train their dogs and control them to protect innocent victims. Scars and wounds from an animal attack do not just cause physical injuries, but they also leave the victim and their family with emotional issues that can haunt them for life.

As seen in this CBS2 story, a 5-year-old boy tragically was killed by a dog on Chicago’s South Side on May 25, 2015. The pit bull involved in the incident was not inoculated for rabies and did not have a city license. The child and his mother were visiting the home where the dog lived, and somehow the dog got loose and attacked the boy. Friends and neighbors were not able to stop the attack once it began.

At Dixon Law Office, we know first-hand about the physical and emotional scars that result from dog bites and attacks. We have represented clients-adults and children-who are dog bite victims. Grant Dixon also personally was attacked by a dog at a young age, so he understands and has insight into how this injury affects his clients and the trauma it causes.

If you or your child has been the victim of a dog bite or an attack by any animal, you should review your case and the incident with an experienced personal injury attorney. For more than 20 years, our team at Dixon Law Office has helped victims of animal attacks recover compensation to cover medical bills, pain and suffering, and other related expenses. Call Dixon Law Office at toll free at (888) 354-9880 or click here for a free consultation.

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