Dog bite expert & animal behavior specialist

Richard H. Polsky, PhD, CDBC
Los Angeles, California

“Bringing the science of animal behavior to attorneys”

Dr. Richard Polsky - The Dog Expert

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Verdicts & Settlements 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.

$500,000 punitive damage award in Rottweiler dog bite attack in Hawaii

  A claim for punitive damages may be included in a dog bite lawsuit where grossnegligence is alleged. Often however, the inclusion is opposed by the defense, or it mayRead More

Provocation & comparative fault in California dog bite lawsuit

Trial attorneys know that uncertainty often exists with regard to outcome when a case is presented to a jury in a California dog bite lawsuit.  Uncertainty about outcome arises becauseRead More