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What is my dog’s body language trying to tell me?

As you know, a dog bite can change your life. Whether you were mauled by an aggressive stray or your child was bitten by the neighbor’s dog, the injuries resulting from a dog attack can be disfiguring and cause pain for months or years. A negligent dog owner can be held liable for your injuries, but you and other Connecticut residents might avoid being bitten by understanding the warning signals dogs exhibit with their body language.

What damage can a dog bite attack inflict?

When residents in Connecticut like you are bitten by a dog, you not only suffer from physical and emotional pain, but you also have to deal with the legal aspects of a dog attack. Loughlin Fitzgerald, P.C., will help you receive the compensation you deserve, helping you cover medical expenses and disruptions to your life.

Not all dog bite victims are human

Your pet is a member of your family. You would want to protect your children from being bitten by someone else’s dog, and the same goes for your own dog. At Loughlin FitzGerald, P.C., we know that a dog attack against a beloved pet can be just as devastating for families in Connecticut as it would against a human being.

Postal workers and dog bites

While Connecticut residents may think that the dog biting the mailman is a stereotype, there is some truth behind this idea. Because many people expect packages at their door during the Christmas season, it is important to understand why dogs might bite the mailman and what people can do to prevent these incidents from occurring.

How do you treat hypertrophic scarring?

As a resident of Connecticut who has been the victim of a dog bite attack, you've likely been left with your share of scars. Unfortunately, some scars are more difficult to deal with than others, as they look prominent or are too severe for over-the-counter scar remedies to work on.

What should you do after a dog bite?

It is easy to think your dog will not bite someone because he is well-trained. Because of this, you may not know what to do if you find yourself in this situation. However, dog bites can have serious consequences in Connecticut. It is best for both you and your dog if you are prepared for this situation before it occurs.

Dog bites and the law

In countless areas around the globe, dogs are best friends, protectors and even members of the family. A dogs are generally loyal in nature and serve as a major source of stress relief, it makes sense that most would associate the animal with utmost companionship. However, in some tragic cases, dog bites and attacks have led to severe injuries and even death. In Connecticut, a law regarding dog bites and injuries is currently being reconsidered to ensure the safety of all residents.

Are dog bites occurring more often?

Although you may not consider dog bites to be a common occurrence, the number of incidents which occur each year is actually increasing. While many people might think that dogs chasing mailmen is a stereotype, it is postal workers who are most affected by these rising attacks.

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