Below, I report a case in which the controversial Stand-Your-Ground defense was used in the defense of 80-year-old Loyal Babb. Babb intentionally shot and killed his neighbor’s 10-year-old male, neuteredRead 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.
Animal behavior legal consulting services are provided to attorneys by Richard Polsky, Ph.D. Dr. Polsky is President of Animal Behavior Counseling Services, located in Los Angeles, California. Dr. Polsky isRead More
Retaining the services of an animal behaviorist to render dog expert testimony often is a value in lawsuits involving personal injury caused by canines. However, attorneys handling the dog biteRead More
Animal behavior expert witness, Richard Polsky, Ph.D. provides legal services to attorneys in lawsuits involving personal injury caused by dogs. Dr. Polsky is available for assignment as a dog biteRead More
The meaningful collection of forensic evidence is essential in dog bite litigation when the identity of the dog cannot be accurately determined. This could happen because the victim is unable to accuratelyRead More
Websites and other published material are now widely available which explain the basics of dog bite law and how this area of law applies to personal injury caused by dogRead More