NATIONAL—DID YOU KNOW that 68% of U.S. households, or 83.3 million homes, own a pet?
· About 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year and about 885,000 require medical attention for these injuries; and
· Some insurance companies will not insure homeowners who own certain dog breeds categorized as dangerous, while others decide on a case-by-case basis.
Many insurance companies that write homeowner and condo liability insurance policies exclude coverage for the following breeds: · Pit Bull, including American Pit Bull, American Staffordshire, and Staffordshire Terrier · Doberman Pinscher · Rottweiler · Chow-Chow · Presa Canario · Wolf hybrid · Akita · Dogo Argentino · Mastiff, including American Mastiff, Bullmastiff, Neapolitan Mastiff, Tibetan Mastiff, English Mastiff, Bull Terrier, Miniature Bull Terrier, American Bull Terrier, English Bull Terrier, Bull Terrier, Cano Corso, Dogue de Bordeaux, and Boerboel · Rhodesian Ridgeback · Tosa Inu · Wolf hybrid · or any mix with any of the above breeds.
In 2014, there were an estimated 16,550 dog-related claims under property and casualty insurance policies nationwide with an average cost per claim of $32,072. State Farm reported their five (5) year average to be $40,074.12.
If you or a loved one have been bitten by a breed mentioned above or any other dog breed, call TRIPP LAW FIRM – Personal Injury Law at (727)398-2900 in Pinellas/Pasco County, (863)666-0380 in Polk County, and (407)850-8680 in Orange/Osceola/Seminole County, for an immediate, confidential case evaluation. There is NO Fee and NO Costs if we do not obtain a Recovery for YOU!
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