Indianapolis Dog Bite Blog
Indiana accident attorneys at Keller & Keller LLP have provided this dog bite injury blog in order to keep their readers up to date on all of the most recent news, accidents, and events taking place around the state. We encourage our clients and those who have recently been attacked by a dog or other animal to visit regularly and join the discussion.
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Indianapolis Girl Attacked by Loose Police Dog Natalie Bradley-Wilson was attacked by a police dog on October 30, 2010 after the dog escaped its handler. Bradley-Wilson required hospitalization for her wounds.
Indianapolis Girl Faces 57th Surgery Following Dog Attack Five Years Ago An Indiana girl will be getting a prosthetic eye five years after a pit bull mauled her in an Indianapolis park. She has had dozens of plastic surgeries.
Family Arrested After Pet Wolf Hybrid Attacked Another Dog A couple is facing criminal charges after once again being found with a wolf hybrid in their ownership. The illegal part-wolf pet attacked another dog.
Average Dog Bite Claim In The United States: $26,166 Learn national dog bite claim statistics from a new report, including the cost of the average dog bite claim and how many dog bite claims were filed in Indiana.
Indiana Supreme Court Hears Evansville Dog Bite Case A dog bite case involving the City of Evansville that is being heard by the Indiana Supreme Court could have an affect on a number of future dog bite cases.
Illinois Ranks Second In Country For Dog Bite Insurance Claims A new report released by State Farm shows that Illinois reported the second-highest number of dog bites of any state in the country except for California.
Illinois Man Charged After Girl On Bike Attacked By Pit Bull A nine-year-old girl from a trailer park in Franklin County, Illinois, was attacked by a loose pit bull while riding her bike. The puncture wounds she received required twenty five stitches. The owner of the pit bull is facing criminal charges.
Dangerous Rottweilers Will Be Rehabilitated After Lafayette Dog Attack Two dangerous dogs have been taken from their owners and will be rehabilitated in the wake of two dog attack incidents -- one involving a neighborhood Husky and the other involving a 12-year-old on a bike.
Aggressive Harbor Beach Dog Owner Awaits Dog Attack Sentencing A man was sentenced for two misdemeanors regarding a serious dog attack on a young boy in Muron County, Michigan.
Illinois Insurance Company Tries To Avoid Paying In Dog Bite Case After a child was mauled by a dog in Grundy County, Illinois, the family's insurance company is refusing to pay out on the dog bite claim, arguing that the child was living on the property where he was bitten.
Pit Bull Dog Attack Stops Mail Delivery In Michigan Neighborhood After a young pit bull attacked a Michigan mailman, the postal service has halted mail delivery in the neighborhood. The dog is one of many dangerous and aggressive dogs in the neighborhood according to those who deliver mail in the neighborhood.
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Dog Bite Checklist
What to Do if You're Attacked
- Seek immediate medical attention
- Take photographs of the wounds
- Call 911 or animal control to report the incident
- Take photographs of the dog (if it's safe to do so)
- Gather information about the dog owner (name, address, phone number, insurance info)
- Contact an experienced dog bite attorney