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  • California Dog Bite Liability Law

    Posted By The McClellan Law Firm || Oct 24, 2014

    Each day, 1,000 different people in the United States are brought to the emergency room for dog bite related injuries. As a result of the prevalence of dog bite injuries, California law uses a policy of strict liability when it comes to these accidents. Strict liability states that a dog owner can be held liable if their dog injures another person, whether or not that dog had previously indicated ...
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  • 3-Year-Old Hospitalized After Dog Attack in Ocean Beach

    Posted By The McClellan Law Firm || Apr 9, 2014

    A three-year-old girl was taken to the hospital after being bitten in the face by a dog in San Diego's Ocean Beach community on Saturday. According to a witness account, the girl was walking down the sidewalk when she approached the dog and knelt down in its direction. The dog then lunged and bit her, knocking the girl to the ground. Police, firefighters and animal control responded to the ...
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  • Dog Bite Injuries & Children: Keeping Your Kids Safe

    Posted By The McClellan Law Firm || Jun 24, 2013

    It's a lesson that many parents learn only when it is too late: Even the friendliest dogs can become fearful and aggressive around little children. It’s important to know what you as a parent can do to protect your child. Learning the warning signs can help you avoid a tragic attack. Dog Bite Statistics in the United States Last week, a six year-old boy was killed by his family pit bull in Union ...
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