More fatal dog attacks happen in Texas than anywhere else in the USA. The reasons for this high frequency have been discussed elsewhere on this website. The most recentRead More
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.
Bull mastiffs have inflicted fatal dog bites to people at relatively high rates in the last five years. I have reported five fatal dog attacks by bull mastiffs on dogexpert.com: a fatalRead More
The largest settlement for a dog bite injury case on record in Illinois was recently obtained by the plaintiff from American Family Insurance Company. The case settled for $1.12 millionRead More
Police say that had received numerous complaints about the two dogs that killed a 57-year-old lady on February 7, 2014 in Dayton, Ohio. The mauled body of the victim wasRead More
Bull mastiffs have been implicated in several fatal dog attacks in recent years, one which included a fatal dog attack on a 10-year-old boy in Oklahoma. Fatal dog attacks involvingRead More
The Bullmastiff is a large powerful breed developed originally from a cross between the old English Mastiff and the old English bulldog. The breed was developed for guarding purposes.Read More