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Articles Tagged with Complications of dog bites

dog-bite-1000x480-1-300x144When dog owners fail to take their responsibilities to the safety of other people seriously enough, serious dog bite incidents can be the result. Being attacked and bitten by someone else’s dog is not only terrifying but also dangerous. In fact, dog bites are closely associated with several very serious health complications. If someone else’s dog leaves you or someone you care about injured, turn to the professional legal counsel of an experienced  Atlanta dog bite attorney today. 

Health Complications 

There are four primary health complications that are closely associated with dog bites, and they are all very serious. 

A dog baring its teethAccording to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs every year in the United States. Dog bites are not only painful but can lead to complications. Thankfully, in many cases, victims are entitled to compensation under Georgia law. If you or a loved one has been injured by a dog, you should call one of our Atlanta dog bite lawyers as soon as possible.

Georgia dog bite laws

In most states, the owner is strictly liable for any injuries inflicted by their animal. However, Georgia is a ‘negligence’ dog bite state, meaning that owners get “one free bite” before they are held liable.

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