What to Do if a Dog Injures You

What to Do if a Dog Injures You

If you were attacked by a dog, your first instinct is probably to defend yourself. Many dogs bite very quickly, out of fright, nervousness or misdirected protectiveness. If someone else’s dog injures you, the owner is likely to be legally liable for your injury. You may want to check with the local animal control department […]

Who is liable for a dog bite?

Who is liable for a dog bite?

A dog’s owner is typically legally responsible for the actions of their dog such as damage or injury they may cause. Someone else may also be liable if any of the following statements are true: Someone other than the owner was taking care of and had control over the dog. The owner’s landlord knew the […]

Oregon Dog Bite Lawyer: One Bite Rule

Whenever someone gets bitten by a dog that has an owner, there is usually a process which needs to occur. Since the chances are good that an Oregon dog bite lawyer won’t be there with you if it occurs, you’ll need to understand a few laws yourself. In this article, we are going to teach […]

National and Oregon Dog Bite Claims Increasing

“Dog Bites Man” is not a headline news story anyone would expect to see, but dog bite claims are reaching levels that could certainly attract people’s attention. What’s more, the number of claims and the amounts being paid out are increasing at quite dramatic rates. While Oregon dog bite claims don’t go anywhere near the […]

Most Dangerous Dog Breeds, from Portland Dog Bite Attorneys

By and large, Oregon dog owners know that keeping their pets under control is one of the most basic and key responsibilities they face. In spite of this, our Portland dog bite lawyers are asked every year to represent clients who have been savagely bitten and seriously injured by someone else’s dog. The dogs that […]

Oregon Dog Bite and Animal Attack Laws

Whatever it is that causes a dog to attack and bite someone, it can be a horrifying and life-altering experience, especially if a child is involved. Besides the physical injuries, including scars that can last a lifetime, there can also be emotional and psychological consequences.  In Oregon, dog bite laws can be quite complicated, and […]

Four-Pound Attack Dachshund? Appeals Court Rules No

Animal assaults are a tricky area of the law, and it is one often subject to litigation. Can you sue if you become injured while fleeing from a pursuant dog? If so, who can be sued, and do specifics of the dog have any bearing on the case? Here’s an interesting example of a complex […]

Held at….Dog Point? Man and Son Robbed by Pit Bull Owner

Date: July 11, 2011 Location: Salmon Street Plaza, Eastbank Esplanade, Portland Names: Rodney Graves, Jan Leith Haga Jr. Portland Police officers arrested a 29-year-old man who used a pit bull to commit a robbery Sunday evening. The victims were a Portland man and his 14-year-old son. According to the story reported by the Oregonian, at […]