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Animal and Dog Bites

By Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm / July 31, 2013

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 4.5 million Americans are bitten by dogs each year, 20% of which result in injuries that require medical attention. The CDC reports that more than 31,000 people underwent reconstructive surgery in 2006 as a result of being bitten by dogs.  The rate of dog-bite related injuries is highest for children between 5 and 9 years old.  Children are more likely than adults to receive medical attention for dog bites.  Minnesota imposes a high level of responsibility upon dog owners to help protect children and others from dog bites and attacks.

If you or a loved one have been injured by a dog bite or dog attack, you need a Minnesota dog bite and animal liability lawyer with the skill, experience and dedication needed to tackle the complex factual and legal issues.  You can count on and trust the Kosieradzki • Smith Law Firm’s experience, commitment and resources to ensure that your rights are protected.  If you or a love one have been injured by a dog bite or other animal attack, contact the Kosieradzki • Smith Law Firm online or call our firm at (763) 746-7800, or toll-free at (888) 545-7640, for a free no-obligation consultation