Dog Bite Attorney in Detroit MI

Dog and animal attacks are unpredictable and can often result in major injuries and sometimes even death. Michigan is a strict liability state. This means that Michigan holds the owner of a dog strictly liable for dog bites to a human being that were not provoked, provided that the incident happened upon the dogs owners property  and the victim was not a trespasser or there to do something unlawful or criminal. Contact Goldman & Associates today toll free at (877) 737-8800 for a free consultation. We have experienced Detroit dog bite attorneys and they can help you today.

Did You Know …

Dog owners are limited to the defenses enumerated in the statute, namely that the plaintiff provoked the dog or the plaintiff was a trespasser at the time of the incident. Did you know dog bite losses exceed $1 billion per year? In the past several years there have been 30-35 fatal dog attacks in the USA annually. There are more than 350,000 dog bite victims seen in the emergency rooms each year. It is imperative if you are a dog owner to make sure you follow your counties rules regarding keeping your dog on a leash.  We have experienced Detroit dog bite lawyers that can help you.

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Even though the victim’s numbers are high there is only 15,000-16,000 of them that receive money from homeowners insurance and renters insurance. Did you know there are approximately 83.3 million dogs in the USA? Dogs bite 4.5 million Americans per year! As of May 2013 there have been 13 deaths by pit bulls. In recent years the breeds have been pit bulls and rottweiler’s that have been responsible for the deaths. If you have been the victim of a dog bite please contact Goldman & Associates we are an experienced Detroit dog bite law firm. Please call toll free today for a free consultation (877) 737-8800.

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The most unpredictable story is that of the uncle who placed the 6 week old baby on the bed with a Pomeranian. He left to go make a bottle for the baby and upon returning the Pomeranian was mauling the baby. The baby died at the hospital. Please keep in mind that the average weight of a Pomeranian is only 4 pounds. However, they are bred to be watchdogs.  Owner responsibility is the key. No matter what the breed of the dog or the weight of the dog one must remember that it is an animal and animals are unpredictable.  If you have an issue regarding an animal; please contact Goldman & Associates today toll free at (877) 737-8800.  Goldman & Associates have experienced dog bite attorneys in Detroit.