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David Cowhey - lawyer for NJ dog bite cases
May 12, 2024
Notable New Jersey Dog Bite Cases and How They May Affect Your Dog Bite Compensation

Understanding the state of New Jersey’s dog bite laws and their evolution can help give you a greater insight into the potential for compensation in your family’s dog bite case....

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April 30, 2024
My Child Requires Complex Surgery After a Dog Attack – Can I Sue the Owner?

2024 has already seen its fair share of tragic dog attacks on young children in New Jersey. If your family is currently experiencing the pain and confusion of a recent...

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dog on grass about to attack
March 6, 2024
How to Recover Compensation for Dog Bite Scarring 

Recent data from the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma found reconstructive surgeries associated with dog bites were one of the top five most common reconstructive procedures performed by plastic surgeons....

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Friendly hearings in child dog bite cases.
January 30, 2024
What is a Friendly Hearing in Child Dog Bite Cases?

Friendly hearings allow children to benefit from a court’s review of their injury settlement. The goal of the hearing is to decide whether the compensation and its structure are in...

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Are Labrador Retrievers Dangerous?
November 28, 2023
Are Labrador Retrievers Dangerous?

The Daily Mail reported that Labrador Retrievers are “the worst dogs for biting” and that they cause more personal injury claims than any other dog. How can one of the...

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Are American Bulldogs Dangerous?
November 28, 2023
Are American Bulldogs Dangerous?

With certain dog breeds, everyone is generally in agreement on whether the breed is dangerous or not. Beagles—not dangerous. Rottweilers—dangerous. Collies—not dangerous. Pitbulls—dangerous. However, if you google “least aggressive dog...

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Liability Insurance for Dogs
November 28, 2023
Understanding Liability Insurance for Dogs: Legal Insights

Although people love dogs, these animals can hurt people. Dog bite statistics confirm the risks of dog bites in the United States. Each day, nearly 1,000 Americans require emergency treatment...

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Can I Shoot a Dog Attacking My Dog?
November 21, 2023
Defending Yourself from Dog Attacks: Legal Perspectives

A dog attack can inflict fear, a scar, or disfigurement. As such, many people are always ready to defend themselves or a loved one from a canine attack. Although self-defense...

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Friendly hearings in child dog bite cases.
November 15, 2023
What Happens If My Dog Bites Someone? Legal Consequences

Although dogs are man’s best friend, they pose a serious health risk to the communities. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), more than 4.5 million people suffer...

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