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Dog bites are one of the most underestimated causes of personal injury. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs in the U.S. each year. About 885,000 of those bitten need emergency room treatment for their injuries. While deaths from dog bites are rare, these injuries can require extensive medical care, including reconstructive surgery, to correct. They can also cause a great deal of emotional trauma, especially in children, who are the most common victims of dog bites. Speak to a Jacksonville dog bite lawyer at Farah & Farah today if you or a loved one has been injured or attacked by a dog.
According to the CDC, dog bites are most likely to happen to children ages 5 to 9, and children bitten by dogs are more likely than adults to need hospital care for their injuries. Fortunately, parents and families can help prevent dog bite injuries by teaching children how to behave safely around dogs, especially unfamiliar ones.
Teach children to help protect themselves if a strange dog approaches by following these rules:
A dog bite attack can leave a victim with significant physical and emotional injuries. The compassionate and experienced legal team of Farah & Farah has a wealth of experience helping dog bite accident victims obtain the compensation they need to recover from a traumatic accident and are dedicated to holding negligent parties legally accountable. To see how our Jacksonville personal injury lawyers can help you with your case, please contact us at 877-245-6707.