Dog Bite | Animal Behavior Expert Witness For Attorneys

Richard H. Polsky, PhD, CDBC
Los Angeles, California

“Bringing the science of animal behavior to attorneys”

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Dog Bite Expert Witness | Animal Behavior Expert Witness For Attorneys

Richard Polsky, Ph.D. is arguably the best-qualified and most experienced dog bite expert witness in the USA. Dog bite expert witness

Dr. Polsky is an academically trained animal behavior expert witness.  Especially relevant is his twenty-five plus years of experience expert witness serving California dog bite attorneys and many other personal injury lawyers throughout the USA.  As a result, he has helped hundreds of attorneys gain favorable outcomes for the victims of a dog attack.

Dr. Polsky earned a Ph.D. in animal behavior from the University of Leicester.  In addition, this was followed by five years of postdoctoral research and academic study in animal behavior at the University of California at Los Angeles.

He has personally trained and applied behavior modification to thousands of canines.  These include hundreds of Rottweilers, pit bulls, German shepherds, and mastiff-type dogs.  Dr. Polsky is an outspoken critic of breed specific legislation.

Dr. Polsky’s qualifications and approach set him apart from other self-proclaimed animal behavior experts. Namely, an evidence-based approach based on animal behavior science and dog bite forensics.  Most noteworthy, he uses findings from animal behavior science to form an expert opinion about provocation, negligence, foreseeability, dog bite safety and if the dog posed a danger to public safety.

Assignments for Dr. Polsky as a Dog Bite Specialist

Dr. Polsky will consider assignments nationwide.  Consultation, provide discovery and deposition questions, documentation review, report writing, and testimony are examples of the expert witness services provided. Issues addressed include dog bite law as it relates to punitive damages, provocation, negligence, and the evaluation of aggressive canines.  Dr. Polsky has been qualified in federal court as a Police Canine Expert.  Read about the typical questions addressed by the animal behaviorist in dog bite lawsuits.  Dr. Polsky’s bio can be found here.

About This Website is the internet’s most comprehensive website on animal behavior & dog bite law.  A website of resources for attorneys and dog bite victims.  This website shares Dr. Polsky’s opinions about how the science of animal behavior interfaces with dog bite law.  Dog bite victims are invited to complete the Dog Bite Injury Questionnaire. Visit the Blog.  Connect on social media.  Use the search function or Sitemap to find relevant content. Thanks for visiting!