Dog bite - Cat bite Expert Witness

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Resources for attorneys handling dog bite cases

Website author: Animal behavior expert

Richard H. Polsky Ph.D.

"Bringing the science of animal behavior to attorneys"

The internet's most comprehensive website on animal behavior & dog bite law

Animal Behavior & Dog Bite Expert Witness

California animal behavior & dog bite expert witness, Richard Polsky, PhD., is available to provide expert opinion and testimony in lawsuits involving dog bites and personal injury caused by dogs.  Dr. Polsky will review discovery, prepare declarations and reports, and examine the dog and attack location for the purposes of rendering animal behavior expert opinion. As a PhD trained animal behaviorist, he has expertise in the analysis and reconstruction of pit bull, German shepherd, Cane Corso, Mastiff, Rottweiler and police canine attacks.  Expert analysis concerning issues about provocation, negligence, premises liability, defective dog products foreseeability, dangerous propensities, temperament evaluation, dog bite identification, breed identification, punitive damages, and the handling and control of aggressive dogs. Retained by attorneys as an expert in cat bite cases. Criminal and civil. Plaintiff / Defense. Available for consultation and testimony in the USA and Canada. Retained by attorneys on over 300 occasions.

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  • Dog bite victims: tell Dr. Polsky how you were attacked.  Complete form on this website.
    In the USA an estimated 4.5 million people bitten by dogs annually.  The majority of victims are children under 10 years.
    The bull mastiff has been the breed most frequently involved in fatal dog attacks in the USA so far in 2014. 
    Fatal dog attacks in the USA: In 2014 there have been a total of 8 fatalities. Most have happened in Texas.

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  • Animal Behavior Counseling Service, Inc.

    2288 Manning Ave.Los Angeles, CA. 90064

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