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9/3/2013
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5-Year-OId Boy Bit By Neighbor’s Dog

A 5-year-old Canton boy was attacked by a neighbor's dog. The boy has experienced both physical and emotional trauma following the dog bite attack,

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8/12/2013
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Dog Bites Can Cause Serious Damage

Dogs can cause serious injury in the event of a dog bite or attack. If you've been injured by a dog, call our Ohio dog bite attorneys at 800.637.8170.

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7/16/2013
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Changes To Swanton’s Dog Ordinance

Swanton's dog ordinance is being challenged by residents. Our office is sharing tips to help prevent dog bite accidents with vicious dog breeds.

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7/3/2013
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Dog Bite Leaves Girl with Permanent Mark

A young girl was injured in a dog bite accident leaving a permanent scar on her face. We helped her to receive a policy limit settlement for her injuries.

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12/19/2012
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Dog with no previous bite attacks child

Call our Toledo, Ohio dog bite lawyer at 800.637.8170 to schedule a free consultation and speak with a lawyer today.

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12/6/2012
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Dog Bites House Guest

Call our Ohio dog bite lawyers at 800.637.8170 to request a free copy of The Ohio Dog Bite Book and set up a free consultation.

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2/24/2012
Charles Boyk
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Ohio Dog Bite Lawsuit Filed Against Animal Control by Victim's Mother

Call 800.637.8170 to request a free copy of The Ohio Dog Bite Book and set up a free consultation.

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2/8/2012
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Ohio Boy Recovering After Toledo Dog Bite Accident

Call 800.637.8170 to request a free copy of The Ohio Dog Bite Book and set up a free consultation.

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3/10/2011
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Study Show Children As The Majority of Dog Bite Victims

If you or a loved one have been injured because of a dog bite call 800.637.8170 to request a free copy of The Ohio Dog Bite Book and set up a free consultation.

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11/6/2009
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Ohio Dog Bite Injuries

If you've been the victim of an Ohio dog bite attack, call our attorneys at 800.637.8170 to review your case and fight for the compensation that you deserve.

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11/5/2009
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Ohio Dog Bite Case

If you or a loved one has been injured in an Ohio dog bite attack, call our attorneys at 800.637.8170.

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11/3/2009
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Ohio Dog Bite Lawsuit: Dealing With Insurance Company

If you've been involved in a dog bite attack, it is very important to contact an Ohio dog bite attorney to help with your case.

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10/30/2009
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Ohio Dog Bite Case: Insurance Adjusters

If you've been injured in an Ohio dog bite attack, it is imperative to seek the advisement of an attorney to help you through the claims process.

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10/29/2009
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Ohio Dog Bite Accident: The Claims Process

If you've been attacked by a dog and suffered injuries, call our Ohio dog bite attorneys at 800.637.8170.

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10/22/2009
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After an Ohio dog bite, a victim has 6 years to file a lawsuit.

In any injury case, the victim has a limited time frame in which to file a lawsuit or the claim will be lost forever. Dog-bite cases are no different.

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10/21/2009
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Landlords aren’t generally liable for Ohio dog bites.

Compensation for dog-bite claims becomes somewhat muddled when the owner or keeper of a dog is a renter, rather than the owner of property.

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11/17/2008
Charles Boyk
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As Toledo dog bite lawyers, our office was pleased with the Supreme Court's decision upholding Toledo's pit bull ordinance as constitutional. The decision was a major victory for Lucas County Dog Warden Tom Skeldon and people across the state who are concerned about the dangerous pit bulls create if not properly confined and handled. The city's law requires pit bull owners to do things such as properly confine the dogs, not own more than one, and place muzzles and certain types of leashes on them when they're walked. A local man had challenged the ordinance after he had been cited for a violation. Toledo Municipal Court Judge Francis X. Gorman ruled the law constitutional after extensive hearings. The Sixth District Court of Appeals reversed that ruling, which led to the Supreme Court's review. The Supreme Court held that Toledo and Ohio lawmakers have the ability to regulate ownership of pit bulls as an exercise of their police powers. The Court found that Toledo's ordinance was rationally related to a legitimate governmental interest so it was constitutional. Mr. Skeldon was the driving force behind Toledo's law and he's been a champion of stricter pit bull laws at the state level. He, better than anyone in the county, understands what a problem pit bulls present in this city and the dangers they create. The number of pit bulls his deputies have captured continues to climb each year despite aggressive enforcement of city and state laws. Other communities that have not addressed the pit bull problem are paying the price now. At our office, we handled dog-bite cases on a frequent basis and most of them involve pit bulls. When pits bite, they grab and hold, which can cause more serious injuries. Any law that places reasonable restrictions on pit bull ownership is positive as far as we're concerned. To read the Supreme Court's decision, click here. Read more coverage about the case in the Toledo Blade.

If you or someone you know has been invovled in a dog bite accident we encourage you to please contact our Toledo, OH dog bite attorneys at 419.241.1395, toll free at 800.637.8170, or by clicking the previous link.



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11/17/2008
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Five children left unattended with pit bulls

A Toledo, Ohio mother of four was charged with child endangerment on when police officers found five children home alone with five pit bulls and a loaded gun.

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11/17/2008
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Pit bull attacks can leave a victim physically and emotionally scarred with personal injuries, or sometimes even cause wrongful death. Our Toledo, Ohio dog-bite attorneys see first-hand the dangers that pit bulls pose for families and children, even by those dogs that have never created a problem in the past and appear to be loving, household pets.

A Florida woman was recently mulled to death by her two pit bulls inside her own home, according to USA Today. The 2-year-old dogs had not been trained to fight and had been raised by the woman since their birth.

Toledo has seen its share of dog-bite injuries as well. A 4-year-old Toledo boy had his foot gnawed off by the family’s 4-month-old pit bull puppy in February, as reported by the Toledo Blade. As a result, the mother was found guilty of recklessly creating a substantial risk of health and safety to her child and charged with failure to secure a dog. The boy, who suffers from spina bifida, is paralyzed from the waist down.

Although some pit bulls seem to be harmless, many think that the breed is predisposed to violence and aggression, according to East Bay Newspaper:

"'But it's also a breed that's increasingly becoming a problem due the nature of injuries they can inflict on humans,' said Dr. Finocchio and Dave Holden, RISPCA director. Dr. Finocchio is convinced that pit bulls are genetically predisposed to being aggressive, since they were originally bred to be fighting dogs as far back as the Roman empire. 'The fighting gene has been ingrained in the pit bull. Man made him this way. It's our fault that we've made them this way,' he said. 'But how are you going to get that gene out of them?' Mr. Holden said what scares him about pit bulls is that they give no warning before attacking — they don't growl and their hair doesn't stand on end. In addition, their adrenaline doesn't stop, he said. 'They fight till the end,' he said, showing a photo of a large Labrador retriever with a huge scar. The dog was dragged around by a much-lighter pit bull,' he said. 'They lived next door to each other for two years. What set him off?' Mr. Holden said."



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11/17/2008
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Sylvania passes on tougher pit bull ordinance

Dog bite victims can be left with severe lacerations, bruising, permanent scarring, or even emotional suffering.

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