Dog bite expert & animal behavior specialist

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

“Bringing the science of animal behavior to attorneys”


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Dog Bite Statistics Indiana

According to State Farm Insurance, Indiana ranked #7 on the State Farm list of the top 10 states with the most dog bite incidents and litigation In February, 2012 a 91-year-old lady was killed by the family pit bull in a Hemet, California motel where her family was staying prior to relocating to a new home.  State Farm paid $2.7 million in 2012 to dog bite victims in Indiana.  Indiana moved up a notch on State Farm’s list compared with data from 2011, where it was ranked 8th. In 2011, State Farm’s payout to Indiana dog bite victims was about $1 million.