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What to Do After a Dog Bite: Legal Steps for NY Victims

Dog bites can be traumatic experiences, causing physical and emotional pain to victims. If you’re a dog bite victim in New York, it’s crucial to know your rights and the steps you should take immediately after the incident. This blog post will guide you through the necessary legal steps to ensure you protect your interests and seek appropriate compensation. Seek Immediate Medical Attention The first and most important step after a dog bite is to […]

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Summertime: Beware of these Common NY Personal Injuries

As the days get longer and the sun warms up the city, more and more people are out and about soaking up all summer has to offer in New York. Unfortunately, pleasurable summer activities also make some personal injury accidents more prevalent during this season, so it’s important to know what the dangers are to keep you and your family safe. Here are some of the most common summertime personal injuries in New York – […]

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Bitten By a Dog in New York: Now What?

New York seems to be full of pets, especially dogs. It’s difficult to walk down the street without seeing someone with a dog. If you own a dog or know someone who does, then it’s important to understand the dog bite law in the state. Even for those who aren’t personally acquainted with anyone who owns a dog, you may run into them so frequently that it’s worth understanding the laws – in case you […]

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NY Dog Bite Claims: What You Need to Know

It’s difficult to walk anyplace in New York without seeing a bevy of dogs with their owners. In the city, around the state, and in America in general – we’re just dog lovers! Most of the time, these pets make great companions who are loved family members – but sometimes dog ownership can go wrong, too. Dog bites happen. The state of New York has laws against dog bites as well, making it possible for […]

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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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