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    Find More Information about Staying Safe Around Dogs Below

    Published on December 6th, 2012

    If you or a loved one has suffered injuries due to a dog bite, you may be able to file a personal injury claim against the dog owner. This claim can result in the award of compensation for medical care and intangible suffering. Learn more about dog bites and filing a claim with the following links.

    • The veterinary school at Louisiana State University explains that dog bites can exert up to 450 pounds of pressure per square inch, which can cause serious tissue damage.
    • If your skin has been punctured by a dog bite, the American Nurse Today website recommends that you wash out the bite with soap and water to help prevent infection.
    • Has a loved one suffered a dog bite? MedicineNet.com explains the need to confine the aggressor dog away from any first responders to prevent additional injuries.
    • The American Bar Association explains the personal injury lawsuit process for members of the general public who are thinking of filing a claim.
    • Are you looking for dog bite statistics? The American Humane Association publishes an up-to-date list of facts on its website.

    Illinois residents who want to discuss their unique situation should contact the Shea Law Group in Chicago at (773) 365-0040.

     

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