Dog Bite | Animal Behavior Expert Witness For Attorneys

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

“Bringing the science of animal behavior to attorneys”

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Assumption of risk Dog Bite Injury Blog

A blog for attorneys & dog bite victims by animal behavior expert, Richard Polsky, PhD. The dog bite injury blog was created to report current news about injury caused to people as a result of being attacked by a canine. An animal behavior perspective is used. Stories for inclusion have been carefully chosen based on where the incident happened, the breed of dog involved, the nature of the injury, legal implications, and whether a canine fatality occurred.

Animal behavior & assumption of risk involving a St. Bernard

In dog bite lawsuits the doctrine of assumption of risk may be used to limit the liability of the defendant. The doctrine states that the plaintiff assumes the risk ofRead More

Does dog bite assumption of risk apply when bull terriers attack pet sitter in Wisconsin?

In personal injury lawsuits, the fireman’s rule states that an individual may be barred from recovery because of the inherent risks of certain occupation. Thus, if a veterinarian is bittenRead More

Animal behavior expert opinion on assumption of risk in dog bite lawsuits

Assumption of risk is a defense against liability that may be used been in personal injury dog bite lawsuits in California and Arizona and in other states that are “strictRead More

Animal behavior expert opinion on assumption of risk in dog bite lawsuits

Animal behavior issues for the Nevada dog bite expert witness

Retaining a Nevada dog bite expert witness may be advantageous for personal injury attorneys if liability in a lawsuit is contested.  A dog bite expert can proffer animal behavior opinions onRead More