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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Dog bite statistics 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.

Indiana dog bite statistics, 2012

According to State Farm Insurance, Indiana ranked #7 on the State Farm list of the top 10 states with the most dog bite incidents and litigation payout in 2012.  StateRead More

Dog bite statistics for postal workers in American cities, 2012

Letter carriers that work on foot are a common victim of dog attack.The United States Postal Service released 2012 data regarding the frequency of dog bite attacks on letter carriersRead More

Dog bite statistics for postal workers in American cities, 2012

Florida dog bite statistics from State Farm Insurance Company 2012

Dog bite prevention week  occurs annually in the United States in the month of May. State Farm insurance company actively is involved in promoting this week, probably in part because Read More

National dog bite prevention week in 2012 starts May 20

Dog bite prevention has a special week of its own set aside annually in United States: In 2013 the dates are May 20 – May 26. This special week is promotedRead More

Dog Bite Statistics for San Diego County 2011-2012

Recently released dog bite statistics for San Diego California for the period between July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012, as reported to the county’s Department of animal services showedRead More

Are dogs from nonregistered breeders more likely to inflict dog bite injury?

Frequently in dog bite litigation questions arise about the temperament and aggressive nature of the dog involved in an incident, and questions like this tie into issues about foreseeability. ThatRead More

Are dogs from nonregistered breeders more likely to inflict dog bite injury?

Dog bite statistics

A large amount of data about dog bite statistics and injury inflicted by dogs to people has been researched and published in the last several decades. We now know moreRead More