Dog Bite While at Work – Do I Qualify for Work Comp Benefits?

Work Injury Attorney in St Louis

If you’ve experienced a dog bite at your workplace and the following criteria are met, you may qualify for workers’ compensation benefits. If your job requires you to work with dogs, make house visits, or have a dog on your employer’s property, then there is a possibility of suffering a dog bite injury. While dog … Read more

Updated: February 6, 2022

Strict Liability for Owner’s of Dangerous Dogs

In Missouri, an animal owner does not have to be found negligent in order to be held responsible for their pet’s actions. If the animal is known to be dangerous, then just the fact that the pet hurt a person is enough to show liability. This is known as strict liability in personal injury litigation. … Read more

Updated: March 12, 2014

Protecting Your Rights When Attacked by a Dangerous Pet

In August of 2009, Missouri legislatures signed into law a bill that protected those injured by dangerous dogs and other household pets that are known to cause injury to humans. Before this, the laws surrounding a dog bite accident favored the animal and its owner by forcing an injured party to prove how a violation … Read more

Updated: May 1, 2014

Dog Bites and Missouri Law: What Every Victim Needs To Know

Over 4 million Americans are bit by a dog every year. Around 20% of these will cause a serious injury. Unlike other states that have enacted “one bite” laws, Missouri has taken a firmer stance. Dogs have no second chance here. If you or your child received medical care for a dog bite, contact a … Read more

Updated: November 15, 2013