Tag Archives: Dog bite

California Boy Killed In Vicious Pit Bull Attack

Tyler Trammel Huston, 9 years of age, was mauled to death in a vicious pit bull attack while he was staying with his sister in Linda, California. According to KTLA news report the devastating accident occurred on January 3, 2016 when the three pit bulls were inside Alexandria Griffin-Heady’s trailer home. Relatives of the family state that Tyler had been living with a foster family in Elk Grove, but...
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Scary Bark, Scary Bite

There are approximately 6.5 million dogs in the United States. Dog owners are held responsible for all damages inflicted upon a person regardless of the previous tendencies of the dog in attacking humans. If you or a loved one was bitten by a dog, you should call an Orange County dog bite lawyer to protect your legal rights. California Dog Bite Statute Pursuant to California Civil Code Section 3342,...
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Leashing Dogs: L.A. Law

The County of Los Angeles has codified dog leash laws into its legal books. The L.A. County Department of Animal Care and Control specifies that dogs that are off the premises of their owners must be on a leash at all times. This broad ruling refers to all breeds of dogs whether they are dangerous or non-dangerous as well as all public situations. L.A.’s Title 10 Section 10.32.010 states...
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Fatal Dog Bite Case Illustrates Need for Enforcement

Dog bite cases continue to plague Orange County residents. They are often related to special “attack breeds” of dogs such as pit bulls. Home insurance estimates show that pit bulls are a popular breed in Orange County and other areas of Southern California. Although these breeds can be competent guard dogs, some tragic cases underscore the need for additional safety measures. KTLA, a local news venue reporting events out...
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Trespass and California Dog Bite Cases

Many Californians suffer dog bites each year. Dog bites are responsible for some very severe injuries and trauma to victims of all ages throughout the state of California. In response to this, the state has formulated some specific legal codes for dog bite cases of which everyone should be aware. Some of the limitations of a dog bite case may not be evident to those who are unfortunate enough...
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Dog Bites Two in Riverside

A recent Southern California dog bite accident shows just how dangerous canine pets can be when owners do not take proper care of them and prevent them from exhibiting aggressive behavior toward those who encounter them. A December 23 report shows that a young girl in Riverside sustained injuries when a bulldog mix bit her in the face. The dog is one of two in a local home. Officials...
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Two-Year-Old Child Fatally Attacked by Three Pit Bulls

The majority of severe dog bite attacks that occur each year in the United States have victims who are under the age of five. Virtually all Los Angeles personal injury lawyers would tell you this statistic is due to the fact that younger children often do not fully understand the situation and can be somewhat more trusting or act uneasy around dogs. It is very important to always make...
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The Dog Attack Danger Scale

Dog attacks maim thousands of people in California and other states every year and can cause very serious and even fatal injuries. An experienced California dog bite lawyer like those at the Law Offices of Samer Habbas can tell you that dog bite victims face expensive medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering and emotional trauma that lasts well beyond the attack. There is a dog attack danger scale...
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