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5 Common Hazards Faced by Animal Clinic Workers

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Being an animal clinic worker has its perks, especially if you are an animal lover. However, being an animal clinic worker also comes with its fair share of hazards. Here are just a few of the dangers you face on the job and what you can do if you are injured on the job. Bites … Read more

Updated: May 16, 2024

Types of Infections and Diseases You Can Get From Dog Bites

Dog Bite Injurt Lawyer St. Louis

The Law Office of James M. Hoffmann can help you understand what your best legal options are after a dog bite injury and help you follow them. Aggressive dogs are dangerous, and it’s the dog owner’s responsibility to keep the animal under a tight leash. This prevents any unwarranted attacks on innocent strangers. The Centers … Read more

Updated: May 16, 2024

Workers Compensation Benefits for a Dog Bite at Work

Many different jobs can expose workers to dog bites – pretty much any type of work that requires you to make a house call can potentially expose you to these types of injuries. Everyone knows the classic image of the mailman getting attacked by a family dog. This furry friend is just trying to protect … Read more

Updated: May 16, 2024

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

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If you’ve experienced a dog bite at your workplace and meet the following criteria, 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, you may suffer a dog bite injury. While dog bites are not common work … Read more

Updated: June 12, 2024

Young St. Louis Girl Attacked by Dog

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Sometimes “man’s best friend” will act in an unpredictable way and injure a person without being provoked and with no warning. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 4.7 million people are bitten by dogs each year. More than 380,000 of these victims need emergency medical treatment. Some severe dog bite injuries include … Read more

Updated: May 16, 2024

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: May 16, 2024