Dog Bite | Animal Behavior Expert Witness For Attorneys

Richard H. Polsky, Ph.D. CDBC
Los Angeles, California

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Dog Bite News in the USA

Dog bite news state-by-state in the USA. Summaries of the most significant and often tragic stories about dog attacks on people, including fatal dog attacks.

USA dog bite expert


AlabamaFour-year-old was killed by a German Shepherd in rural Alabama
ArizonaMan bites dog
Animal behavior & dog bite law in Arizona.
ArkansasNews about fatal dog attacks involving pit bulls and bull mastiffs
Lady lies to animal shelter lied to about the temperament of a pit bull
CaliforniaNews from San Diego, Little Rock, San Francisco and Santa Monica.
Why the high dog bite rate in Southern California?
News about Cesar Milan, aka the “Dog Whisperer”, run-ins with the law.
ColoradoPack of Great Danes involved in dog attack
ConnecticutA vicious attack by a chimp named Travis and Connecticut dog bite law
FloridaDog bite statistics, fatal dog attacks, and large jury verdicts for dog bite injury in Florida.
GeorgiaPunitive damages in the amount of $36 million
News about several fatal dog attacks
Hawaii$500,000 for punitive damages was awarded to a dog bite victim attacked by a Rottweiler.
Illinois$1.1 million record settlement for teenager attack by a bull mastiff.
IndianaDog bite statistics for the state of Indiana published by State Farm for 2012.
Study about dog bites two children
IowaAppellate decision addressing strict liability for dog bites in the state of Iowa.
Louisiana64-year-old lady was mauled to death in her home in Shreveport on February 27, 2020.
Dog bite fatality Houma, Louisiana which mastiff type dogs killed a four-year-old girl
MichiganSuicide by fatal attack in Michigan
Detroit has serious dog bite problem due to roaming dogs
Trespass no defense to dog mauling in Jackson County Michigan
New York
New Jersey
North Carolina
PennsylvaniaRottweiler attack on four-year-old girl results in $130,000 settlement.
South Carolina
TexasNews about a horrific fatal dog attack by a Bull mastiff.
UtahNews stories about chained pit bull attacking a six-year-old, and a court-ordered settlement for $250,000 to a lady who was attacked by Rottweiler.
VirginiaFatal dog attack on 90 y.o lady in Virginia Beach by predatory aggressive pit bull.
West Virginia
Wisconsin$900,000 settlement reached in dog bite fatality incident in Rockingham County.

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