The standard of care given to a dog is an issue that occasionally arises in dog bite lawsuits. Basically, this is an issue about the care and management an ownerRead 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.
Dog owners can liable for the injuries their off-leash dog inflicts onto a person even if the dog remains on the property and even if the dog does not biteRead 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
Expert opinion about dog bite negligence may be needed in any given lawsuit to determine if liability exists against a defendant. Allegations of dog bite negligence is probably the mostRead More
Neither myself nor other animal behavior specialists with advanced academic training in animal behavior are big fans of the Dog Whisperer, Cesar Milan. And Milan, despite his total lack of credentials,Read More
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
Key takeaways Expert opinion usually focuses on whether reasonable steps were taken by the defendant to prevent the incident from happening. The expert can analyze the circumstances in which theRead More