Dog bites and attacks are serious injuries that affect thousands of Americans every day, with many being treated in emergency rooms. Unfortunately, many seriously bitten and attacked are children, who suffer injuries mainly to their face and head.
Dog bites are traumatic to a child and can cause lifelong damage, including surgery and extensive and painful medical treatments.
A 7-year old boy was taken to the hospital after a family friend's dog bit him in the face. His father was with him.
The attack happened in the afternoon hours recently while the boy played with the dog in the park. According to the paramedics, he was conscious, but suffered severe injuries to his face and ear. It is unclear if he received any surgery.
Animal officials have the dog under quarantine while they investigate the incident. They are not sure if they should declare the dog vicious.
When a dog owner fails to take the necessary precautions to ensure his or her pet is properly secured, a negligence claim can be filed against the owner. A Personal Injury & Accident Lawyer can help you in the process of this claim.
If you have been injured or disfigured because of a dog bite, you need an experienced California dog bite lawyer who can get you the compensation you need to get your life back to normal. contact the law offices of Peach & Weathers Personal Injury & Accidents Lawyers who will aggressively pursue your claim.
Our wishes for a speedy and complete recovery go out to the little boy who was injured.