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Types of Infections and Diseases You Can Get From Dog Bites

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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

“I Was Bitten by a Client’s Dog – Do I Qualify for Workers Compensation?”

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Some jobs may put you at more unconventional risks than others, such as the risk of getting bitten by a client’s dog. No, it’s not just delivery people – it’s anyone who works with animals, or is required to make house calls for clients. If your line of work requires you to visit a lot … 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

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

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 16, 2024

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: May 16, 2024