Woman Fatally Mauled by Three Dogs in Portsmouth, Virginia

In a horrifying turn of events, a woman lost her life in Portsmouth, Virginia, after being viciously attacked by three dogs during the night. April 12, 2024 READ MORE

Can I sue for a dog bite in Virginia?

The answer is yes, but it's more complex than it sounds. Virginia follows something called the "one-bite rule." December 18, 2023 READ MORE

Attacked by a Dog at a Holiday Party in Virginia

One unfortunate scenario that can occur is being attacked by a homeowner’s dog at a holiday party. December 14, 2023 READ MORE

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

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