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Dog Bite Cases

EVEN THE SWEETEST DOG CAN CAUSE A SERIOUS INJURY.

IN THE UNITED STATES

More than 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year

And nearly 800,000 dog bites require medical care. If you have been injured in a dog bite accident, it is in your best interests to speak immediately with an experienced and aggressive Texas dog bite lawyer at Stanley & Associates, PLLC. You could be entitled to recover damages for your losses. Our attorneys have years of extensive experienced handling dog bite cases in Texas. We provide clients with high-quality services.

There are many types of wounds that may occur from a dog bite or dog attack. Some of the most common injuries caused by dog bites are:

  • Puncture wounds
  • Lacerations
  • Contusions
  • Infection
  • Amputation/avulsion/crush
  • Fracture/dislocation
  • Scarring and disfigurement

In addition to these injuries, there is a chance that a dog bite victim may have a severe mental reaction to the event and suffer emotionally. If the victim is a young child, the chance of a long lasting fear of dogs, fear of leaving the house and separation anxiety are even higher.

The most frequent target of dog attacks is the face

Including the lips, nose, and cheeks, causing approximately 44,000 facial injuries seen in the United States hospitals per year. These wounds can result in disfiguring scars that can have lifelong consequences from both a physical and emotional standpoint. Additionally, facial scars and scars on other parts of the body can require repeated painful and expensive plastic surgeries to try to reduce or remove the scar.

Almost 1 in 5 people bitten by dogs require medical attention. Children are the most common victims of dog bites and are far more likely to be severely injured. Most dog bites affecting young children occur during everyday activities and while interacting with familiar dogs.

Any dog can bite: big or small, male or female, young or old. Even the cuddliest, fuzziest, sweetest pet can cause a serious injury. It is not a dog’s breed that determines whether it will bite, but rather the dog’s individual history and behavior. That being said, some common characteristics of potentially dangerous dogs are strong musculature, short hair, broad and large skull, large and strong jaws, and a wide, muscular and short neck.

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Jacob s. hughey
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Jacob is a compassionate, no-nonsense personal injury attorney. Rest assured, he will fight for the best outcome possible for your injuries.

Dustin C. Brown

ATTORNEY AND PARTNER

Dustin practices law for the individual because people need a strong voice in their corner.

Why Choose Stanley & Associates?

decades of combined experience

Our firm provides its clients with knowledgeable, personalized representation in the following practice areas: Auto Accidents, Work Accidents, Dog Bites, Premises Liability (slip and fall cases), and more.

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We know that money is a big deciding factor when choosing an attorney, which is why we don't take payments from our clients up-front. We only get paid when YOU get paid!

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