The average dog bite claim increased to nearly $30,000 in 2011, a 12% increase over 2010. As National Dog Bite Prevention week begins, it’s important to remember that dog bites are a serious epidemic. Nearly $500 million in liability was attributed to dog bites last year, an increase of 16% over 2010.
The latest statistical information from the Insurance Information Institute tells of increased medical and legal costs. See the full news article here.
Dog bite prevention needs to be taken seriously. The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker has seen its share of disturbing dog attacks on innocent victims. If you or a loved one has been injured in a dog bite incident, contact us today at (800) 333-0000 for a free consultation.