Dog Bite Statistics

Dog Bite Statistics

Long Beach Dog Bite Attorney

It is an unfortunate fact that many people are victimized by dog bite attacks in the United States every year.  Over 4.7 million people are bitten, which equates to approximately 2% of the entire U.S. population.  Of those bitten, 800,000 require medical treatment of some type, and nearly 370,000 require hospitalization.  This translates to over 1000 people going to the hospital for a dog bite every day.  Dog bite attacks are responsible for 30 fatalities annually, and that number continues to increase with each new year.  The majority of victims in these cases are children, with the age group of 5-9 having the highest dog bite incident rate.

If a dog has bitten you or a family member, it is crucial that you contact a Long Beach dog bite lawyer immediately.  They can ensure that your rights are protected in the aftermath of your accident and seek compensation for your dog bite injuries on your behalf.

Have you been bitten by a dog?

Dog bites can result in a number of serious injuries, including bone fractures, crush injuries, bacterial infection, nerve damage, muscle damage, and deformity.  In extreme cases, they can even cause death.  We at the Law Office of Leonard Matsuk believe that those victimized by dog bite attacks should not have to bear the financial burden of their injuries.  It should be the responsibility of the dog owner to see that the victim is adequately compensated for their pain and suffering.  If you have been bitten by a dog, contact our office immediately.  We will provide you with legal service that is designed to better your chances of an outcome to your dog bite case in which you are fully compensated by the owner responsible.

Many people are injured by dog bites every year in the United States.  If you are one of those that have suffered injury in a dog bite accident, contact a Long Beach Dog Bite Lawyer for help in your case.

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