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Strict liability, animal bites and seeking compensation

Strict liability, animal bites and seeking compensation 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Recently, we discussed how animal bites can be very serious. If you remember, we discussed how determining who to name as the defendant in an animal bite case is one…

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Naming defendants in an animal attack case

Naming defendants in an animal attack case 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Being bitten by an animal is often an event that leads the way to several doctor’s visits and other appointments. When the animal that bit you was someone’s pet, you…

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Who’s responsible for a dog biting someone in Florida?

Who’s responsible for a dog biting someone in Florida? 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Florida is a beautiful place to live with warm months nearly year round and plenty of active residents. With warm weather and a busy population comes the risk of pets…

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The long-term consequences of dog bite injuries

The long-term consequences of dog bite injuries 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Florida parents are likely aware that dog bite injuries can be extremely painful for young children, but they may be surprised to learn how challenging this type of injury can…

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Evidence of dog owner liability

Evidence of dog owner liability 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

For any Florida resident who has been the victim of a dog bite and is seeking remuneration for injuries sustained, it is vital to first establish whether or not the owner…

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Florida liability laws for dog bite injuries

Florida liability laws for dog bite injuries 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Florida is among the many states that have enacted dog bite laws. These laws are intended to encourage owners to control their animals by making them directly liable for any…

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Liability for animal bites

Liability for animal bites 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Florida is among the many states that have enacted dog bite laws. These laws are intended to encourage owners to control their animals by making them directly liable for any…

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Safety tips about preventing dog bites

Safety tips about preventing dog bites 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Many people may be unaware of how to stay safe in the presence of familiar or unfamiliar dogs, and more than 600 people in Florida experience dog bite injuries that…

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What Florida residents should know about dog bites

What Florida residents should know about dog bites 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

During the summer months, it is not uncommon for letter carriers and children to face a higher risk of being bitten by dogs. Annually, dog bites cost insurance companies $489…

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Florida pit bull quarantined after biting girl

Florida pit bull quarantined after biting girl 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

After a 7-year-old girl in Land O’ Lakes was injured by a neighborhood dog, the pit bull is now reportedly in quarantine as the owner decides what to do. The…

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Florida man awarded $7.7 million in dog bite case

Florida man awarded $7.7 million in dog bite case 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Dog owners are responsible for ensuring that their pets behave well around others. When dogs are vicious and prone to attack, it can lead to legal issues. That was what…

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Dog bite by bull mastiff injures 1 boy, kills another

Dog bite by bull mastiff injures 1 boy, kills another 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Many Florida residents don’t expect to be attacked by a dog as they are walking down the street. Two teen boys didn’t expect that either, but after a neighborhood bull…

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Man charged with felony after dog bite injures boy

Man charged with felony after dog bite injures boy 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Florida dog owners must be responsible for their pets’ actions. Dangerous dogs should not be allowed in public, especially around children. One man — whose dog previously bit two young…

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Animal attack kills 1 woman, injures 2 men

Animal attack kills 1 woman, injures 2 men 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Many Florida residents are familiar with the popular saying, “A dog is man’s best friend.” This did not ring true for three people after a recent pit bull attack killed…

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Pit Bull Attack Leaves 4-Year-Old Girl With Bike Injuries

Pit Bull Attack Leaves 4-Year-Old Girl With Bike Injuries 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

A Florida family is recovering from a scary incident in which their two pet pit bulls turned on the family’s 4-year-old daughter in an unexpected and dangerous attack. Fortunately, the…

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Dog Bite Prevention Week In May

Dog Bite Prevention Week In May 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Many pet owners believe that their dogs would never bite a person. The truth is that dog bites are very common and many of them involve dogs with no past…

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Dog Bite: Florida Boy Loses Finger After Animal Attack

Dog Bite: Florida Boy Loses Finger After Animal Attack 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Good Friday took a grisly turn for one Florida family when a dog attacked an 11-year-old boy. The dog bit off the boy’s finger-although the boy’s father went to great…

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Gainesville Boy Recovering From Pet Store Dog Bite

Gainesville Boy Recovering From Pet Store Dog Bite 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

A Florida family recently encountered a nightmare scenario while shopping at their local pet store. Shortly after a mother and her three children approached other shoppers to talk about their…

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