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Blog Posts in Dog Bite Law

Posts in Dog Bite Law
  • Dog Bite Injuries & Provocation
    Dog Bite Injuries & Provocation

    Even the most docile animals can be unpredictable. Dogs who are triggered to attack may seem like otherwise kind animals, however, the right type of provocation, whether intentional or not, can lead ...

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  • Dog Chase Injuries: Can You File A Claim?
    Dog Chase Injuries: Can You File A Claim?

    Yes - You Can File For Compensation Of Your Injuries! Each dog attack story is different and the injuries that can result can also vary drastically. For example, one of our most recent cases took ...

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  • Insurance Claims and Payouts for Dog-Related Injuries Reach Record High
    Insurance Claims and Payouts for Dog-Related Injuries Reach Record High

    This week is officially National Dog Bite Prevention Week, which provides an opportunity to reflect on a number of statistics involving dog bites, dog attacks, and the rights of injured victims. ...

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  • Pit Bull Attacks in Michigan
    Pit Bull Attacks in Michigan

    On Wednesday, January 6, a man and his dog were attacked by a pit bull in Macomb County. According to reports from ClickOnDetroit.com , the man was walking in Gilcher Park in Washington Township when ...

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  • An Overview of Michigan Dog Bite Laws
    An Overview of Michigan Dog Bite Laws

    Each year in the United States, approximately 850,000 people receive medical attention for a dog bite, with the CDC estimating more than 4.5 million dog bite victims per year. Dog bites can be ...

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  • Michigan Senate Bill May Prevent Dog Breed Discrimination
    Michigan Senate Bill May Prevent Dog Breed Discrimination

    Michigan Senate Bill 239 would prevent dog breed discrimination by prohibiting local communities from banning or regulating specific dog breeds. Currently under Michigan state law, local communities ...

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  • Detroit Ranked No. 13 For Dog Attacks on Postal Workers
    Detroit Ranked No. 13 For Dog Attacks on Postal Workers

    A recent report released by the U.S. Postal Service reveals the top 30 dog attack city rankings. Detroit, Michigan was ranked no. 13 for being most likely to be bitten by a dog than any other city in ...

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  • Warning Signs Of When A Dog May Bite
    Warning Signs Of When A Dog May Bite

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year in the U.S. Half of the bites occur on children between the ages of 5 and 9. It is ...

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  • My Child Was Bitten By A Dog: What Should I Do?
    My Child Was Bitten By A Dog: What Should I Do?

    More than half of all dog bite victims are children. This is an incredibly high number considering about 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), ...

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  • What Are the Most Common Birth Injuries?
    What Are the Most Common Birth Injuries?

    A birth injury, also referred to as birth trauma, occurs when a baby endures a physical injury as the result of being born. Birth injuries can occur for a number of reasons, but when it happens due to ...

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  • Attorney Jordan B. Acker Named to Crain’s Detroit Business “40 Under 40
    Attorney Jordan B. Acker Named to Crain’s Detroit Business “40 Under 40

    We are proud to announce that one of our equity partners, attorney Jordan B. Acker, has been awarded as a “40 Under 40” honoree by Crain's Detroit Business ! According to Crain's Detroit Business , ...

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  • Attorney Barry Goodman Given Distinguished Service Award by State Bar of Michigan
    Attorney Barry Goodman Given Distinguished Service Award by State Bar of Michigan

    The Goodman Acker P.C. team is proud to announce that our founding partner, Attorney Barry Goodman , was honored by the State Bar of Michigan with the Distinguished Service Award! To be recognized as ...

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  • Does Bicycle Insurance Exist, and Should I Have It?
    Does Bicycle Insurance Exist, and Should I Have It?

    Car insurance is a necessary purchase for any person who drives a car. With a car insurance policy in place, you have a source of financial support in the event that you are injured in a car accident. ...

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  • Can Injured Pedestrians be Held at Fault for Pedestrian Accidents?
    Can Injured Pedestrians be Held at Fault for Pedestrian Accidents?

    In cases of pedestrian accidents , it is very rare that the pedestrian does not sustain the most significant injuries. Drivers who are involved in pedestrian accidents rarely sustain any injuries, and ...

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  • Will My Insurance Rates Raise After a No-Fault Car Accident?
    Will My Insurance Rates Raise After a No-Fault Car Accident?

    When you purchase an insurance policy, the rate you pay is determined based primarily on the likelihood that you will be involved in a car accident . Insurance companies base their business model on ...

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  • Does Comparative Negligence Apply Under No-Fault Laws?
    Does Comparative Negligence Apply Under No-Fault Laws?

    When considering how injury victims are compensated, there are many different laws, coverage plans, and other elements that can impact how a case is resolved. In Michigan, drivers who are involved in ...

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  • Gerald H. Acker Achieves AV Preeminent Rating in 2020
    Gerald H. Acker Achieves AV Preeminent Rating in 2020

    An AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell has been the highest peer rating standard in the legal community since 1896. At Goodman Acker P.C., we are pleased to congratulate our founding and ...

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  • Does Zantac Cause Cancer?
    Does Zantac Cause Cancer?

    You’ve likely heard the commotion surrounding the prevalence of cancer-causing ingredients in the popular heartburn medication, Zantac . But do the claims truly live up to the hype? Keep reading to ...

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  • How are Bills Paid Before a Car Accident Claim is Resolved?
    How are Bills Paid Before a Car Accident Claim is Resolved?

    Through a car accident claim with your auto insurance company, you can receive compensation for your medical bills, repair costs, and other damages. Although your insurance company can be very helpful ...

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