Dog Bite

Pawtucket City Council Reignites Debate Over Banning Pit Bulls

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Others Ask, “Is it the Breed or the Dog?” Some on the Pawtucket city council are revisiting the issue of whether the city should ban pit bulls after reports of two recent incidents in which small dogs were attacked and killed by pits. The city had actually banned pit bulls beginning in 2004, but in…

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When You Need a Dog Bite Lawyer in RI or MA

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Lawyer Helping Victims by Defining the Difference in RI and MA Dog Bite Laws Under the laws of both Rhode Island and Massachusetts, dog bite victims can receive financial compensation from dog owners and people responsible for dogs within their custody. Both states’ laws actually make it easier for bite victims to recover compensation than…

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Four Ways to Prevent Dog Bites

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Although pet owners have a legal obligation to keep people reasonably safe from their animals, the sad truth is that a large number of dog owners are careless and negligent, even with historically aggressive and dangerous pets. All too often, dangerous dogs roam the streets, unleashed or unattended. What can you do to protect yourself…

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Avoiding RI Personal Injuries by Dog Bite

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More than 4.5 million people in the United States are bitten by dogs every year. While most dog bites do not cause serious injury, 15 to 20 people each year will die because of dangerous dog bite infections. (ASPCA)  Here are a few steps to avoid being bitten and what to do if you sustain…

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