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Dog Bites in Hillsborough County: A Closer Look

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Mostly due to increasing medical bills and the complexity of the injuries, the average animal attack court settlement has more than doubled since 2003. Legally, the dog owner’s homeowners’ insurance company is usually financially responsible for these damages. Frequently, the policy limit is at least $100,000, so substantial compensation might be available. If the… Read More »

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Legal Options for Dog Bite Victims

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Here in Florida, the average dog bite claim amount increased again in 2018, to almost $45,000 per incident. That’s the second-highest per-claim average in the United States. Frequently, dog bites cause physical and psychological injuries. Physically, the wounds often require extensive and expensive treatment and specialty trauma centers. That’s because dog bites often cause… Read More »

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Some Insurance Company Defenses in Florida Dog Bite Claims

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Since 2003, the average dog bite injury settlement has increased almost 95 percent. That increase is mostly due to rising hospital bills, better understanding of dog bite injuries, and the skillfulness of Tampa dog bite attorneys. These injuries are expensive and intricate because they have so many levels. Physically, dog bites often cause head… Read More »

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Four Ways to Win Florida Dog Bite Cases

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Mostly due to rising medical expenses and improved treatment methods, the average animal attack claim value has increased 94 percent since 2003. Typically, when animals attack, they cause a variety of injuries. The knockdown often causes head injuries and severe broken bones. When dogs bite, they tear and slash at flesh, causing incredibly serious… Read More »

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Breaking Down Tampa Dog Bite Cases

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Many people believe that a dog bite is, at best, an annoying nuisance. But these claims cost homeowners’ insurance companies almost $600 million in 2016. That’s a 76 percent increase over the 2003 levels. Most animal attacks cause severe physical and emotional injuries. Physically, many victims suffer from broken bones and head injuries from… Read More »

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Understanding Dog Bite Injuries In Tampa

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Many times, the physical injuries that dog bite victims sustain involve much more than a nip or a scratch. In fact, in 2014, U.S. homeowners’ insurance companies paid over $530 million in dog bite claims. The broken bones, severe lacerations, and other physical injuries only tell part of the story. Many victims, especially children,… Read More »

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Some Dog Bite Basics In Florida

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Animal attacks are the costliest unintentional injuries. The average dog bite hospital bill is 50 percent higher than the average injury-related hospital bill. Many victims have many different kinds of wounds, such as deep puncture wounds from the dog’s teeth and severe lacerations because of the tearing motion. As a result, a significant number… Read More »

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