Michigan Dog Attack Attorney Discusses Dog Bite Facts & Prevention

The Michigan dog attack attorneys at Buckfire & Buckfire P.C consider your safety as their number one priority.  We realize what a distressing impact a dog attack can have on a victim, and have attained significant settlements for our clients in Michigan dog bite injury cases. As a resource to our clients, our award winning law firm is not only providing dog bite facts, but tips on how to prevent a dog attack for ever happening.

Dog Bite Facts

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one out of every five dog bite attacks requires medical attention.  Dog attacks are not only scary; they can lead to dangerous infections.

Research states that more than 60% of dog bites occur at the dog owners’ home. In addition, 77% of dog bite victims are friends of the dog’s owner, or a member of the owners’ family. As a result, these victims were familiar with the dog prior to the dog bite attack. Exceeding the amount of playground injuries, dog bites rank second in causes for childhood injury.

How Can Dog Bites Be Prevented in Michigan?

Though dogs are known to be a man’s best friend, in a split second they can turn violent.  Below are some tips on how to prevent dog bites and attacks.

  • Choose a dog with a good temperament fir the family pet.
  • Stay away from unfamiliar dogs.
  • Parental supervision of young children with a dog.
  • Avoid playing with any dog that is eating or feeding her puppies.
  • Approach a dog slowly, and give the dog the chance to approach you first.
  • If a dog becomes aggressive, do not run away or scream. Stay calm, move slowly, and don’t make eye contact with the dog.

No Fee Promise For Dog Bite Injury Lawsuits

We will represent you in your Michigan dog bite case under our No Fee Promise. This means that you will not be charged any legal fees whatsoever unless we obtain a settlement or recovery for you. You have absolutely no obligation for legal fees unless we win your case. If we do not obtain a settlement for you, you owe us nothing!

Contact Your Michigan Dog Attack Attorney

If you or your family member was the victim of a dog bite in Michigan, contact the law firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C.  immediately. The negligent owner may be liable for significant damages for the failure to watch their pet accordingly to the law, especially when the injuries and the damages caused by the attack are substantial.  Call us now at (800) 606-1717 to speak with one of our experienced Michigan dog attack attorneys and we will start working on your case immediately gathering all the records and evidence to win your case.


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