By | April 11th, 2018

An accident can strike at any moment, and the injury and property damage it causes chooses no one. As the victim, you are entitled to compensation for economic and non-economic damages. Aside from reclaiming your life after an accident through this compensation, justice should be served because it’s not always about the money. Need more proof? Here are some famous and wealthy people who were involved in personal injury cases. 1. Gloria Estefan and her tour bus accident. – Gloria Estefan is a Cuban-American singer and songwriter. She.

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By | February 8th, 2018

Millions of people get bitten by animals every year. In majority of these cases, the animal involved is a dog. According to a CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) study, there are over 4 million occurence of dog bites in the United States, 900,000 of those bites become infected. If you fall victim to an animal attack, you may have a legal right to get damages from the animal owner or the entity responsible for the animal. The first thing you should do when you get bitten.

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By | June 5th, 2013

That depends on the situation. But the no action could be brought against the police if the dog biting incident occurred during the apprehension or holding of a suspect where the police has a reasonable suspicion of the suspect’s involvement in criminal activity, or in the investigation of a crime or possible crime.

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By | March 7th, 2013

Under California’s “dog bite statute,” dog owners are strictly liable for injuries caused by their pets [CC § 3342(a)], and this may include injuries to other animals. Plaintiff may recover reasonable and necessary out-of-pocket veterinary care expenses incurred as a result of tortuous injury to a pet which may be caused by another person or another person’s pet.

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By | March 7th, 2013

Dog owners are generally held strictly liable for damages caused by their pets to a person if it happens in a public place [CC § 3342(a)]. Owners have a duty to control their animal and therefore prevent it from harming anyone when in public and in certain instances as well as within their private properties. The person injured may have the right to claim damages.

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By | March 7th, 2013

The “dog bite statute” of California mainly puts the responsibility on the owners of dogs that injure others [CC § 3342(a)]. For example, if a victim was bitten by a dog owned by another tenant in an apartment complex, generally, the owner, and NOT the apartment complex management, will be held liable for the injuries sustained.

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By | March 7th, 2013

The “dog bite statute” of California mainly puts the responsibility on the owners of dogs that injure others [CC § 3342(a)]. For example, if a victim was bitten by a dog owned by another tenant in an apartment complex, generally, the owner, and NOT the apartment complex management, will be held liable for the injuries sustained.

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By | March 7th, 2013

Generally, the “dog bite statute” of California would hold the owner of the dog “liable for the damages suffered by any person who is bitten by the dog while in a public place or lawfully in a private place, including the property of the owner of the dog.”

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By | March 7th, 2013

The laws of the state of California state that generally, the owner of the dog is responsible for the damages or injury that his/her pet might cause if the attack happens in a public place, regardless of the former viciousness or the owner’s knowledge of his or her pet’s viciousness [CC § 3342(a)].

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