What to Do After Suffering Dog-Inflicted Injury

Often, the person that has suffered such an injury finds it difficult to press charges against the dog’s owner. Typically, the attacking canine was not an unfamiliar beast. Usually, it was the pet of a family member, a friend or a neighbor.
Still, anyone that owns a dog has acquired the responsibility of controlling that same animal. Even those people that love dogs will admit that a canine might, at any moment, feel the need to attack someone that seems dangerous. No one can read a dog’s mind. (more…)

A Basic Overview of Ontario’s Dog Bite Law

Many individuals would contend that dogs are man’s best friends and that they are there to care for us, love us, and protect us.  However, it’s important to remember that they are capable of inflicting considerable harm, if they attack without predication.  A single dog bite can cause a great deal of pain and leave the victim permanently disfigured.  Additionally, aggressive dog breeds are known to maul the victim so much that they need cosmetic surgery or children are fatally attacked. In personal injury law, animal attacks and dog bites are the basis for numerous claims and subsequent court cases. (more…)