Dog Bite | Animal Behavior Expert Witness

Richard H. Polsky, Ph.D. CDBC
Los Angeles, California

“Bringing the science of animal behavior to attorneys”

Animal behavior expert on dog bite attacks

Richard H. Polsky, Ph.D. CDBC
Los Angeles, California

“Bringing the science of animal behavior to attorneys”

Dog Bite Expert Witness for Wisconsin Attorneys

Animal behavior expert witness, Richard Polsky Ph.D. provides legal support and testimony for dog bite attorneys in Wisconsin. Services rendered include but are not limited to report writing, site and dog inspections and deposition and trial testimony.

Wisconsin dog bite expert
Dog bite expert witness provides legal support services for Wisconsin attorneys.

Stories about dog-related personal injury inflicted to humans in Wisconsin which relate to Dr. Polsky’s area of expertise include:

  • Settlement in the amount of $900,000 reached in May 2018.  The background to this incident is as follows: In November 2014 a  62-year-old physician was brutally mauled by a pack a dogs in Rockingham  County. The victim sustained over 100 dog bites and was found dead in a ditch.  Nonetheless,  despite extensive dog bite injury, the primary cause of death was not the direct result of the dog attack. Rather the cause of death was ruled to be heart attack brought on by the attack, according to the medical examiner’s report. Investigation showed that the dogs involved had prior aggressive encounters with humans. USPS would not make deliveries to the residence where the dogs lived.  Fifteen dogs were found on property of the owner, mostly hounds and red and blue heeler type dogs. DNA evidence and witness reports confirmed that some of these dogs were the ones involved in the incident. The owner of the dogs was charged with involuntary manslaughter. The outcome the criminal prosecution is not known.

    More dog-related personal injury events in Wisconsin:

  • Pet sitter attacked by a pack of Bull terriers.
  • Great Dane attack on child in Wisconsin pet store
  • Dog bite statistics for Wisconsin
  • Recently adopted and abused pit bull kills 35-year-old lady


Dog bite expert witness, Richard Polsky, Ph.D. provides legal support and expert services for Wisconsin attorneys handling cases involving personal injury caused by dogs. Dr. Polsky welcomes inquiries from attorneys. Criminal and civil, defense and plaintiff.

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