Dog Bite | Animal Behavior Expert Witness For Attorneys

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

“Bringing the science of animal behavior to attorneys”

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Rottweiler dog bite attack in Pennsylvania settles for $130,000

A Rottweiler attack which occurred in 2009 in Whitehall Township, Pennsylvania settled in 2012 for $130,000.  The victim was a four-year-old girl.  She was bitten in the face, which required 50 stitches, and subsequently revision surgery was performed.

Rottweiler expert witness
Rottweilers obtained from reputable breeders and when trained and socialized properly can make great family pets. Nonetheless, as apparent from the incident under review, a Rottweiler attack can cause serious injury. This is a breed that needs to be properly supervised, particularly when a Rottie is around unfamiliar children at a birthday party.

The incident happened when the child attended a party with her family, and another guest brought the Rottweiler to the party and subsequently left the Rottweiler unrestrained and unsupervised.  Both the property owner and the owner of the Rottweiler were sued.  

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Richard Polsky, Ph.D. is an animal behavior dog bite expert witness based in California.  Dr. Polsky is available for consultation and testimony about Rottweiler dog bite attacks.  He has worked successfully with attorneys representing clients of been attacked by Rottweilers. Dr. Polsky is available nationwide for consultation.


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