Category: dog bite

Woman seriously injured by Pit Bull • Dog attack in St. Petersburg • Listed in serious condition

PINELLAS COUNTY – According to a report on BayNews 9, law enforcement officials say a dog attacked and seriously injured a woman Thursday afternoon. St. Petersburg police said the dog, which they described as a 100-pound pit bull, attacked a woman as she walked into her backyard. The woman suffered gashes on her left arm…

Woman bitten in face by pit bull dog refuses treatment

PANAMA CITY BEACH – A woman who had been bitten in the face by a pit bull dog walked out of a clinic, refusing treatment, when a nurse advised her to report the attack.On Tuesday morning, Aug. 11, Bay County Sheriff’s Deputy Bill Brotherston went to the Panama City Beach address the woman gave when…

German Shepherd Dog Bites three-year-old boy in the face

APOPKA — A 3-year-old boy is recovering from surgery after he was bitten by a dog belonging to his uncle Thursday night. Investigators said the dog, a German Shepherd, was chained to the front of a home, but for some reason went after the boy. The boy was taken to Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children,…

PIT BULL DOG bites 5-year-old child in the face ♦ 911 called ♦ Pinellas County Sheriff and Pinellas County Animal Services respond

MADEIRA BEACH ♦ A 5-year-old boy was attacked by a 65 pound pit bull terrier causing serious injuries. The Pinellas County Sheriff and Pinellas County Animal Services were called to the scene. The dog snapped at the child’s face twice, deputies said, before the father was able to get him out of the home. The…

DOG BITE ♦ LIABILITY ♦ WHO PAYS? ♦ Medical Bills ♦ ER for stitches ♦ BAD SCAR ♦ Insurance Claim

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that dogs bite 4.7 million people annually, resulting in 800,000 injuries that require medical attention. Almost half of them are children. The average cost of a dog-bite insurance claim was $24, 511 in 2007, according to the Insurance Information Institute, (III). Roughly 39 percent of American households…

DOG BITE Ι PIT BULL BOXER Ι NO LEASH Ι ATTACKED BY DOG Ι MANATEE COUNTY Ι TRIPP LAW FIRM – Personal Injury Law

MANATEE COUNTY (Bay News 9) — A man was found bleeding from several wounds Sunday after being attacked by two dogs. According the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office, a man was walking down the street when a pit bull boxer mix and a pit bull attacked him. The man suffered lacerations on his left forearm and…

DOG BITES

Even the cuddliest, fuzziest, sweetest pup can bite. Most people are bitten by their own dog or one they know. Unwisely, some owners actually promote aggression in their dogs or allow aggression to go unchecked. From nips to bites to actual attacks, dog bites are a serious problem. Dog bite victims requiring medical attention in…