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How Dog Bite Liabilities are Assessed in New York State

A recent increase in New York dog bite incidents has compelled USPS employees to carry dog repellant, assign warnings to certain households, and equip their handheld scanners with dog alert software. It might be shocking to you that New York State ranks fourth in the list of most mail-carrier dog bite incidents. Each year, the United States Postal Service dedicates June 12 to June 18 as National Dog Bite Awareness Week. This year, they are […]

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Someone’s Dog Just Bit You in New York – What Now?

Dogs are man’s best friend. However, even the most docile dogs will bite under certain circumstances, and behavioral problems in companion dogs make biting even more likely. If you are bitten by a dog, you’ll need to take a number of steps to protect your health and safety. Below, we cover what you should do immediately following a dog bite, and when you should seek medical attention. We also discuss liability for dog bites, and […]

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How Does New York Handle Dog Bite Injuries?

If you get injured by a dog bite in New York, you may be surprised how the law applies to your case. In this post, we’re going to share stories of a couple of different recent situations where people were bitten by dogs, then let you know how claims work if you want to seek compensation. Stories of Dog Bites If a dog attacks you or someone you know, you can legally fight back to […]

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