If you or a loved one have been bitten by a dog, you are likely recovering, fearful and possibly angry. It’s a stressful time and you might be wondering if hiring a dog bite attorney is a good idea. After all, you might be dealing with medical bills, loss of wages and other issues that…

Summer is lots of things: Vacations, baseball, time with family and friends. It’s also a time when people – and their pets – spend more time outside. And that means it is also dog bite season. The statistics show that more dog bites occur in the summer months. It’s not known why more dog bites…

The weather is going to be on the upswing soon (bye ye, winter!) and many of us will be heading outside for a jog or brisk walk. But what do you do if an animal comes after you? How do you prevent animal attacks while outside? Ed Schottenstein, personal injury lawyer in Columbus, Ohio, offers…

We all love dogs, right? They are cute, cuddly and they can offer companionship and protection but sadly, there are many reasons dogs bite — even with the most conscientious and careful owners. There are, however, several common reasons dogs bite. Knowing the reason behind a dog bite may help you prevent it – saving…

The holidays can be a joyous time but they can also be stressful for all of your family members – including your pets. No one wants to consider whether to call a dog bite attorney this time of year. New faces, new foods, a break in routine – these things can spell disaster for pets…

Like in most states, dog owners in Ohio are strictly liable for the actions of their dogs if their dogs attack and bite someone.  A victim of a dog attack can receive compensation for any medical costs, lost wages, and other related costs from the dog owner or his insurance company.  However, the actions or…

While pets can make great companions for many people, they can also pose a danger because they are, after all, animals.  All pets, from common pets such as dogs and cats, to more exotic pets like bears and monkeys, can cause serious injuries if they attack.  When exotic animals attack, the law treats the situation…

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