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Study finds Pit Bulls less aggressive than Chihuahuas

Study finds Pit Bulls less aggressive than Chihuahuas 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Believe it or not, the often feared American Pit Bull Terrier has been rated as less aggressive than the tiny Chihuahua in a study by Dognition. Chihuahuas were the most…

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Dog bites in Florida are a serious problem

Dog bites in Florida are a serious problem 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Being bitten by any animal is a horrible experience that no one should ever have to go through. When the animal that bites you is one that most think of…

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When is National Dog Bite Prevention Week?

When is National Dog Bite Prevention Week? 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Living in Florida, you’re likely exposed to other peoples’ pets often. Your area’s weather tends to be warm and inviting, and that means everyone spends more time out in the…

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Take action after dog bites in Florida

Take action after dog bites in Florida 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

One of our posts last week was about the little girl who was attacked by a dog when she sitting in a van. That little girl has to deal with…

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Dogs attack Florida girl causing serious injuries

Dogs attack Florida girl causing serious injuries 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

In one of our blog posts last week, we discussed who could be held responsible for dog bites in Florida. Deciding who can be held liable for the injuries is…

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Avoiding dog bites in Florida

Avoiding dog bites in Florida 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Every year, many people are seriously injured when they are bitten by dogs or other animals. There are certain things people can do to try to avoid being attacked by…

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Dog bite in Florida injures young boy

Dog bite in Florida injures young boy 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

A young boy from Sarasota was taken to All Children’s Hospital by airlift after a 6-year-old pit bull mix bit him. It was reported that the boy suffered numerous facial…

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Liability for damages from animal bites in Florida

Liability for damages from animal bites in Florida 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

When a person is bitten by an animal in Florida, whether it is a dog or another pet owned by another person, he or she may wonder who will be…

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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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Proving dog owners’ negligence after dog attacks

Proving dog owners’ negligence after dog attacks 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Although Florida dog bite laws do allow victims of dog attacks to seek compensation from dog owners, some victims may find it difficult to prove a dog owner’s negligence in…

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Dog bite liability issues in Florida

Dog bite liability issues in Florida 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Each year, roughly 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs in the United States. About 20 percent of dog bite victims require medical attention after being bitten. Half of those…

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Avoiding dog bites

Avoiding dog bites 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

The first thing that many Florida dog lovers want to do when taking a walk is pet any dog they see passing by. However, while many dogs are people-friendly and…

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Patterns in dog bite attacks

Patterns in dog bite attacks 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Florida dog owners have a responsibility to prevent their animals from attacking others, especially children. A recent study comparing the statistics on more than 300 dog bite wounds revealed patterns…

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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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Contracting rabies from animal bites in Florida

Contracting rabies from animal bites in Florida 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

In Florida, dog owners are responsible to ensure that their pets have been vaccinated against rabies. This is in part because if the animal bites another person, the owner can…

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Florida dog owner liability for dog bite cases

Florida dog owner liability for dog bite cases 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Florida law provides for an owner’s strict liability when their dog bites another person. Strict liability means that it is no defense in a dog bite case for an owner…

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