Staying Protected from Man’s Best Friend

June 8th, 2018

A lot of people consider themselves dog lovers – and all for good reasons too. They are loyal, smart, and always there for you no matter what. Over 36% of the United States own at least one dog1, which is why dogs are proven to have many positive effects on people.  Dogs may seem like […]

Pawtucket City Council Reignites Debate Over Banning Pit Bulls

October 28th, 2016

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 […]

When You Need a Dog Bite Lawyer in RI or MA

August 27th, 2015

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 […]

Four Ways to Prevent Dog Bites

February 16th, 2015

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 […]

Factors to Consider When Pursuing Legal Recourse for Dog Bites in Rhode Island

January 20th, 2015

866-LAW-9700 Your child has been bitten by a dog and suffered an injury. Now, you are wondering if you have legal recourse against the dog’s owner. It is important to know that in Rhode Island there is a law to handle these types of cases, and it requires certain criteria to be met. Things to […]

Avoiding RI Personal Injuries by Dog Bite

August 29th, 2014

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 […]