Statistics show that 5,669 mail carriers had been bitten while on the job in 2010. These incidents happened in over 1,400 different cities. Annually, there are 4.7 million dog bites reported with the majority of the victims being children.
The Postal Service paid a total of $1.2 million as a result of the dog bite injuries sustained by mail carriers last year. More than one third of all homeowners’ liability insurance claims paid in the last year involved dog bites. Top cites for mail carrier dog bites are Portland, Seattle, Houston, San Diego, Los Angeles, Louisville, San Antonio, St. Louis, Phoenix, Denver, Sacramento, Philadelphia, Cleveland, and Columbus.
If you have been injured by a dog, on the job or otherwise, you need help. Our Toledo, Ohio dog bite lawyers are here for you. Ohio dog bite law is not something you want to go through by yourself.
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