Suspect files suit against Bradley County over dog bites
Gary Lipps Jr. has filed a $5 million lawsuit against the Sheriff and Deputy Eduardo Choate over injuries he sustained during an arrest, specifically from the police dog, Joker.
This case was somewhat controversial before.
Lipps was a no-show for court …
Child taken to hospital after dog attack in Rockhampton
They said it was standard procedure to transport dog bite victims to hospital to have their wounds cleaned.
They appealed for anyone with information on the attack to contact their Local Law Officer.
Their first pit bull is a dream dog. Their second was a different story.
A 2000 study by the Centers for Disease Control said that between 1979 and 1998, at least 25 breeds of dogs were involved in 238 dog bite-related fatalities.
A group called Blues for Vets filed a lawsuit in October, 2017 to lift the area’s …
Dog attacks, dog bite claims increase in Tennessee
A spurt of lawsuits are proving that man’s best friend can be costly for Tennessee homeowners who don’t follow leash laws.
As part of National Dog Bite Prevention Week (Sunday, April 8, through Saturday, April 14), the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance …
American dog bite insurance claims rose to $686 million in 2017
The NW Insurance Council released helpful dog bite insurance claim prevention tips:
• Learn and comply with breed-specific local and state laws and whether homeowners insurance will cover those breeds.
• Spay or neuter dogs not intended for breeding as …
After Attack, Dangerous Dog Task Force Meets In Dallas
At this afternoon’s meeting the task force will discuss how to strengthen laws and punishments for owners whose loose dogs bite people and the public is encouraged to attend.
Dog owners, here’s what you need to know about liability insurance
Those higher costs stem from rising medical expenses and increased legal claims and judgments as states and municipalities weigh in with laws on owners’ liability for injuries a pet causes, said Heather Paul, a dog bite prevention specialist with State Farm.
— KitrickLewisHarris (@MarkKitrick) April 22, 2018
Why Dallas’ top dog catcher wants tougher laws, community assistance after latest mauling
“In looking at the ordinances right when I got in here, I said, ‘Man, we don’t have enough to do here for these dog bites,'” he said.
4 dogs euthanized after woman was mauled in South Dallas.
The dogs’ owner, who Jamison said has been cooperative …
Lawsuit filed over pit bull attacks on Five Forks Trickum Road
“Our priority in every dog bite case is to ensure that dog owners are held responsible for the actions of their pets when those actions cause injury to others.”
The filing of the lawsuit came as Mao began vacuum therapy on his leg.
His son-in-law …
Yep! You never know if your dog will react and bite either, new stimuli with strange humans and dogs could trigger something if you aren’t careful. Better keep the dog on a leash than have it bite someone and end up in a lawsuit/the dog being put down.
— Abby Davies (@tanatot) April 19, 2018
Bradley County Sheriff’s Office 2017 manhunt sparks $5 million-plus lawsuit
The lawsuit, filed in Bradley County Circuit Court, seeks $3 million in actual damages and $3 million in punitive damages for “fright, disfigurement, scarring, pain and suffering” from dog bites during the arrest.
Lipps also asks for $425,000, the maximum …
Vernon dog owner given ultimatum by judge
Gonzales-Schwadtke has argued that the dog bite incident was not unprovoked.
McDermott has suggested the new charges were filed in retaliation for the lawsuit.
The charges, which have since been transferred out of Vernon because of …