Animal behavior /dog expert witness, Richard Polsky, Ph.D. provides litigation support services to the attorneys in Georgia handling dog bite and dog-related injury cases. View Dr. Polsky’s curriculum vitae.
Dr. Polsky is lives in Los Angeles, California. However, he will consider assignments from attorneys in Georgia given that most expert witness assignments can be handled remotely, including deposition testimony. However, in the event the trial testimony is needed Dr. Polsky will travel to Georgia. Read testimonials from attorneys who have retained Dr. Polsky.
Expert testimony and opinion is provided in cases where issues of provocation and negligence are raised. In other cases, Dr. Polsky’s expert opinion could prove valuable in determining whether the victim was bitten or scratched, the dangerous nature of a pack of dogs, if the negligence by the defendant rises to the level warranting punitive damages in the foreseeability of fatal dog attacks.
In another dog bite case, Dr. Polsky reviewed the facts from an incident that happened in March 2020 in Crawford County, Georgia. If this incident, a husband and wife were arrested and charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with the February 23, 2020 fatal dog attack on a 76-year-old man. Animal behavior expert opinion indicated that the couple negligently allowed their three dogs to run loose. The dogs involved were two bulldog mixes and a lab mix, according to news reports.
Examples of other dog attack incidences in Georgia which would benefit animal behavior expert opinion include:
- A four-year-old boy was mauled to death after wandering from his home
- A pack of seven pit bulls killed a toddler in Ellabell
- Two hard-to-believe dog bite fatalities by pack of dogs in northern Georgia.
- A striking $36 million punitive damage award for a dog bite victim in DeKalb
- A 23-year-old college student was bitten and killed by several dogs in DeKalb, August 2012
Dr. Richard Polsky provides expert witness services to Georgia attorneys handling dog bite cases. Opinions about provocation, negligence, risk assessment, and dangerous propensities in dogs, including police K9s.