Reporting a Dog Attack in Virginia: Your Rights and Responsibilities

Reporting a dog attack is not only important for your potential personal injury case, but also for the safety of your community October 24, 2023 READ MORE

What 2023 Dog Bite Stats Reveal

With 4.5 million people being bitten by dogs annually in the United States, it's evident that this isn't a minor issue. October 16, 2023 READ MORE

Protecting Postal Employees: Preventing Dog Bites

Every year, postal service workers encounter a widespread safety issue during their mail delivery duties: dog bites. In the year 2022, over 5,300 postal employees in the United States were victims of dog attacks. In response to this concerning trend, the United States Postal Service (USPS) has initiated its annual National Dog Bite Awareness Week […] June 06, 2023 READ MORE

Can I Get Compensation for A Dog Bite in Virginia?

In the state of Virginia, victims of dog bites have legal rights and may be entitled to compensation for their injuries, anguish, and losses. June 01, 2023 READ MORE

Learn to Avoid Dog Bites

According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), there are 88 million pet dogs in the United States, with 45% of households owning at least one. Although the majority of these dogs coexist peacefully with humans, dog bites still present a substantial risk to public health, with more than 4.5 million people being bitten every […] April 12, 2023 READ MORE

Pit Bull Attacks Virginia Beach Teen

A Virginia Beach teen is recovering after a terrifying pit bull attack in his neighborhood. The 14-year-old was walking to pick his siblings up from a nearby bus stop when a loose dog mauled him. Thankfully, neighbors were quick to intervene. They used a pole to separate the dog from the boy before attempting to […] March 21, 2023 READ MORE

Bite History Disclosure: A Cautionary Tale

A landmark dog bite lawsuit has been filed in Los Angeles following the brutal attack of a senior citizen. The woman and her husband were savagely attacked by a pit bull recently adopted by their son. The woman suffered severe bites on both arms, leading one to be amputated up to the shoulder. The couple […] August 31, 2021 READ MORE

Mail Carriers Face Dog Bite Risks in Virginia

2020 was a challenging year for everyone. Lockdowns, quarantines, and remote work became the norm overnight. For many Americans, the onset of COVID-19 meant ordering more and more products delivered to their front doors. The unintended consequence of this trend? An increased rate of mail carriers attacked by dogs. The USPS reports that more than […] July 19, 2021 READ MORE

2019 Dog Bite Statistics Reveal Shocking Trend

New data reveals a scary trend in fatal dog bites and attacks. A nonprofit dedicated to reducing the number of dog attacks recently released information gathered on all deadly 2019 incidents. Last year, dogs were involved in 48 fatal attacks. That’s the deadliest year on record. Pit Bulls Responsible for Majority of Attacks Looking at […] July 23, 2020 READ MORE

USPS Issues Warning for Dog Owners, Begins New Mailbox Sticker Program

When you think of the most dangerous jobs in the world, postal worker probably doesn’t even cross your mind. While certainly less perilous than fighting fiery blazes as a fireman or performing thrilling stunts on Hollywood sound stages, the average mail route comes with its own fair share of risks. While our pooches may be […] June 17, 2020 READ MORE