Boynton, Waldron, Doleac, Woodman & Scott, P.A.
603-319-1074

Creative, Experienced Representation since 1920

603-319-1074

Animal Bites Archives

Animal bites and your rights in New Hampshire

If you've been bitten by an animal in New Hampshire, you might not know who can be held responsible. If it's a neighbor's pet, can you legally ask them to pay your medical bills? What about for the time you miss from work? In some cases, if an animal is known to be vicious, you could indeed have a case.

The risk of rabies from dog bites

Rabies is one of the worst diseases you could face if you're bitten by a dog. Many New Hampshire dogs now receive rabies vaccinations so they won't be carriers. However, if they don't have rabies tags or other identification on them, you may be forced to endure treatments that are costly and painful to prevent the onset of the disease.

Pit bull attacks after alleged provocation

This is an interesting story you might have heard about in New Hampshire, since a woman is defending her son's dog for biting children it hurt. The pit bull was allegedly provoked when the children began screaming and kicking at the dog. What's the most telling thing from her interview, though, is that the woman watching the dog says her ex has to put the dog outside because she can't control it.

New Hampshire police K-9 bites woman unprovoked

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.

Woman denied compensation for dog bite injuries

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.

Dog bites result in child's injuries

If you have been attacked by a dog, you probably want someone to pay for your pain and suffering. In many cases, the dog in question will be quarantined and may even be put down. Particularly violent cases aren't common in New Hampshire, but violent animals can attack anywhere, resulting in dog bites or other injuries.

Mail carrier injured in pit bull attack

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.

  • AV LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated For Ethical Standards and Legal Ability
  • Top-Listed in Best Lawyers The World's Premier Guide