Minnesota Dog Bite Statute

The Minnesota dog bite statute is one of the most liberal in the United States. It is set up to protect innocent people from dog attacks. The Statute reads: Minn. Stat. Ann. sec. 347.22: Damages, owner liable. If a dog, without provocation, attacks or injures any person who is acting peaceably in any place where the person may lawfully be, the owner of the dog is liable in damages to the person … [Read more...]

Minnesota Personal Injury Lawyer: Dog Bite Statistics

There are approximately 75 million dogs in the United States, according to the 2007-2008 National Pet Owner Survey. Five million people are bitten each year, in the United States, with 1 million of those bites requiring medical attention. Pit Bulls, Rottweilers, and Presa Canario breeds of dogs are guilty of more than their share of the dog bites, dog attacks, and resultant injuries, according to … [Read more...]

Minnesota Dog Bites: Top Ten Breeds

It is so important to train and socialize your dog. Dogs do not have to be aggressive and deadly. Any dog treated harshly will bite and any dog can be turned into a dangerous dog. Here is a list of the Top Ten Dogs that Bite. It was originally compiled by the American Veterinary Medical Association, the CDC, and the Humane Society. Pit Bulls - they are considered fearless, extremely aggressive, … [Read more...]