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Dog Bite Laws In California
  • October 2020
  • By Samer Habbas, Esq
  • In Dog Bites,

With nearly 90 million domesticated dogs in the United States, it should come as no surprise that each year about 4.5 million people are attacked or bitten by dogs. Depending on the circumstances and where the injury happened, the victim may also pursue an injury claim based on the dog owner’s negligence or “strict liability” dog bite law that makes the owner liable regardless of the animal’s history or the owner’s carelessness.

In California, Are Dog Bites Covered by Homeowners Insurance?
  • August 2020
  • By Samer Habbas, Esq
  • In Dog Bites,

In California, homeowners insurance can cover a dog bite. However, it does not always cover one. Some insurance carriers require homeowners to opt into dog bite coverage. Some carriers deny coverage of certain dog breeds altogether. To determine if the owner’s homeowners insurance policy covers your dog bite, an experienced dog bite attorney will need to review the language of the policy.

accident attorney

All things we love about the weather warming up and summer approaching – longer days, social gatherings, bike rides – are the very same things that make it the most accident-prone time of the year. Below is a list of some of the most common summertime accidents. Swimming Pool Injuries There’s no better way to […]

dog bite victims

Dogs are known as man’s best friend. Unfortunately, as sweet and loyal as most dogs may be, some have a tendency to bite and attack humans. Dog bites can cause serious physical and emotional injuries to the victim. In some serious cases, the victim can also be at risk for contracting rabies which, if left […]

dog bite victims
  • February 2018
  • By Samer Habbas, Esq
  • In Dog Bites,

A dog may be a man’s best friend, but it can also be a man’s worse enemy if and when it attacks. Approximately 4.7 million Americans are attacked and bit by dogs every year. About half of these victims are children between the ages of 5 and 9. One out of every five dog attacks […]

dog bite victims
  • January 2017
  • By Samer Habbas, Esq
  • In Dog Bites,

Dogs are generally known as man’s best friend. They are cute, friendly and loyal. Dogs can be great companions for most of us. Unfortunately, this may not always be the case. Dog attacks are common in the United States. In fact, dog attacks cost approximately $2 billion in damages each year. The majority of dog […]