Troy Police Officer Justin Ashe, left is joined by Assistant Chief Geroge VanBramer as he gives K-9 officer Elza after drug raid which the K-9 alerted on a stash of cocaine which lead to the confiscation of approximately $115,000 in cash during a drug raid at 2534 5th Avenue in Troy, N.Y. Sept. 14, 2012. Arrested was Jamaine Myers at the 5th Avenue address. (Skip Dickstein/Times Union) less Troy Police Officer Justin Ashe, left is joined by Assistant Chief Geroge VanBramer as he gives K-9 officer Elza after drug raid which the K-9 alerted on a stash of cocaine which lead to the confiscation of ... more Photo: Skip Dickstein Photo: Skip Dickstein Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Troy Police Officer Justin Ashe, left is joined by Assistant Chief Geroge VanBramer as he gives K-9 … [Read more...] about Troy wins police dog bite case
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This article is part of the #STCPreventionMatters campaign from the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland. For more information about the campaign and the Center for Injury Prevention and Policy, visit www.umm.edu/PreventionMatters Dogs are one of the most popular pets in the United States and they are the top choice of pets among children. In 2001, an estimated 68 million homes had a dog. Between 30-40 percent of households in the U.S., Australia, and the U.K. own a dog. Owning a dog can have many benefits. For children, it can help teach responsibility and encourage social development. For families, dogs can help provide a sense of security and companionship. Even more, service dogs help countless people with physical and emotional disabilities. However, an estimated 4.7 million people in the U.S. are bitten by dogs every year. About 800,000 of them need medical treatment, and roughly 2,000 have to stay in a hospital overnight. Roughly 15 people every year are … [Read more...] about What You Need To Know About Dog Bites
A jury verdict returned on March 8 in St. Louis County Circuit Court may be the highest to date for a claim under the dog-bite statute enacted a decade ago. Jurors awarded damages of $250,000 to the plaintiff, a minor child named Brighton Frost, who on Halloween night in 2016 was bit on the face by ... … [Read more...] about Dog-bite jury verdict may be highest-ever under 2009 statute
By Ron Sokol | [email protected] | Daily BreezePUBLISHED: March 5, 2019 at 6:17 pm | UPDATED: March 5, 2019 at 6:22 pm Q: Our terrier, Jessie, bit the neighbor’s hand, but he (the neighbor) climbed over the wall to get into our yard – without our knowledge or permission – supposedly to help Jessie during the rains. The next day our neighbor went to a doctor. Are we financially responsible? If so, for what? -G.E., Lomita A: Some states have a rule that the dog has to have shown prior propensity for violence before the owner is held liable for a dog bite. California, however, enforces strict liability with regard to dog bites; the rationale being it is a dangerous, violent act by an animal that can cause very serious injury. Damages include pain and suffering, medical bills, and related out of pocket (including lost wages if the person is rendered unable to work for a period of time). But, you can raise the defense of trespassing. Under California law, the injured person … [Read more...] about Ask the Lawyer: Is there any defense if your dog bites someone who enters your yard?
close Video Woman who has one nostril hole after botched surgery desperate for change Woman who has one nostril hole after a dog bite and botched surgery is desperate for a chance at fixed nose. A woman seeking the help of celebrity surgeons said that for the last 11 years she’s been strategically placing her hand in front of her face or tilting her head a certain way so that people don’t see the large hole in her nose where her two nostrils should be. Laura Schild, who appeared on E!’s hit show “Botched,” said it started when she went to kiss her dog and he lifted his head, breaking her nose and severing the area between her two nostrils, known as the columella. In a preview clip of Wednesday’s episode, Schild said she wasn’t able to see a plastic surgeon until her nose healed, and once she did his corrective surgery led to her current situation. FREAK GYM CLASS ACCIDENT LEFT TEXAS TEEN NEARLY PARALYZED: REPORT “I … [Read more...] about Woman left with 1 nostril hole after botched surgery to fix dog bite