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Animal Bites Archives

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.

Police kill dog after alleged dog bite injuries

New Hampshire readers should be aware that if your dog bites someone, you could be liable for any expenses that come about due to medical bills. The same goes for if you're bitten; you may be able to seek compensation for the attack and your injuries. A Dec. 20 report claims that a dog has been shot and killed due to two related dog bite injuries. It was reported that both an animal control officer and postal worker were injured by the animal.

Pit bull allegedly attacks and lunges at postal workers

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.

Pit bull returned after causing injuries; then, kills its owner

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.

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