Sometimes, the kind of animal that bites you will affect your legal case in New Hampshire. For example, if you're bitten by a dog, you can be covered by local or state dog-bite laws.
Being bitten by an animal leaves a lot of questions unanswered, and you may be worried about what will happen to you or your loved one next. Will you suffer from diseases? Will you need surgery to repair your injuries? It's important to seek medical treatment, but it's equally as important to make sure you are compensated for your injuries. In this case from April 14, a woman bitten by a police K-9 in training had to seek medical attention for her wounds.
When a dog is near a family member, friend or stranger in New Hampshire, it may be difficult to think of such a common and normally friendly animal as a danger. However, animal bites can lead to serious injuries that take months or years to heal, if they do at all. The person who owns the dog that bites another person is usually held liable for the damage, although this case sets an interesting precedent.
Dogs are among the most popular pets in the world, particularly in the United States. From New Hampshire to Idaho and everywhere in between, there are people who own dogs as pets.Unfortunately, not all dogs are as friendly as they appear. For this reason, it is not uncommon for an attack to take place.
Animal bites can be very serious. In this case, a pit bull has the U.S. Postal Service worried to the point that the employees aren't able to deliver mail when the dog is nearby. The post office claims that it can no longer deliver to Concord, New Hampshire's Cornell Street because of this feisty and dangerous dog.
Portsmouth, New Hampshire, readers may love or hate dogs, but the recent news about a pit bull causing a person's death might seem surprising. Although dog bite injuries can happen with any breed, pit bulls tend to make the news. In this recent case, the 56-year-old owner of the dog was allegedly killed when the dog attacked her.