Dog Bite Law

Can a Dog Be Euthanized for Biting Someone?
October 25, 2023
Can a Dog Be Euthanized for Biting Someone?

In the 2011 HBO documentary One Nation Under Dog, a Haddonfield Rhodesian Ridgeback named Duke was euthanized on camera. The dog had bit off a girl’s ear in 2009 and...

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What To Do with a Dog that Bites Their Owner?
August 29, 2023
What To Do with a Dog that Bites Their Owner?

The State of New Jersey employs strict liability when it comes to dog bites, and this means that if someone else’s dog attacks and bites you, you won’t need to...

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How to Teach a Dog Not to Bite
August 15, 2023
How to Teach a Dog Not to Bite

Puppies have a tendency to mouth, chew, or pretend to bite their owners as a form of play, and they generally take well to training that discourages them from doing...

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A Guide to Filing an Insurance Claim for a Dog Bite Incident
July 25, 2023
A Guide to Filing an Insurance Claim for a Dog Bite Incident

When a dog bites someone in New Jersey, the dog owner with a homeowners insurance policy should pay for any damages. The insurance company is financially responsible, but that does...

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Exploring the Psychological Effects of Dog Bites
July 17, 2023
Exploring the Psychological Effects of Dog Bites

Dog bites can have life-altering consequences on a person’s physical appearance and health. However, dog bites are traumatizing and can leave a lasting psychological impact on victims. For some victims,...

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A Dog Escaped and Bit Another Dog
July 10, 2023
My Dog Escaped and Bit Another Dog: Addressing the Situation Responsibly

Dogs are more than pets for many owners. They are a part of the family. So if they are injured or attacked, that can be devastating for the family. Pet...

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The One Bite Law Explained
June 27, 2023
The One Bite Law Explained: How Liability for Dog Bites Is Determined in Your State

While New Jersey does not, some states have what is commonly called one-bite laws that protect dog owners, to different degrees, from liability the first time their pets attack –...

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New Jersey Dog Bite Lawyer
June 19, 2023
Family Dog Bites: How to Handle the Situation and Prevent Future Incidents

Your family dog is a beloved member of the family, and if your pet has a history of biting within your family, it puts you in a difficult situation. Dog...

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When Man's Best Friends Attacks The Psychological Toll of Dog Bites
June 12, 2023
When Man’s Best Friends Attacks: The Psychological Effect of Dog Bites

When someone else’s dog attacks, the psychological toll can be as significant as the physical injuries and financial damages. Dog bites are dangerous and prone to infection, and being attacked...

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