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Dog Bites

Avoid a Dog Bite by Recognizing the Warning Signs

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer on December 20, 2018 in Dog Bites

Millions of Americans sustain dog bite injuries each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Dogs bite when put in stressful situations. Even our pets or other dogs we know to be friendly can bite under certain circumstances. Avoid being bitten by recognizing dog bite warning signs and avoiding such situations. […]

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Why You Should Hire a Dog Bite Lawyer

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer on October 24, 2018 in Dog Bites

Some dog bites are severe to the point of needing immediate medical attention. These incidents often require the services of a lawyer that understands how important it is to pursue a claim against the owner of the animal. The first step along the process is to know the laws that govern dog bites or attacks. […]

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What Kind of Compensation Can I Recover from a Dog Bite Injury?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer on July 24, 2018 in Dog Bites

Suffering a dog bite injury can cause serious physical and emotional pain. Dog bites and attacks have become a regular occurrence. According the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 4.5 million people suffer from dog bite injuries in the U.S. each year. If you have suffered a dog bite injury, our Harrisburg dog […]

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Guide to Pennsylvania Laws on Dog Bites

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer on August 25, 2017 in Dog Bites

Pennsylvania has some complex laws about dog bite injury claims. These laws define dangerous dogs and say what you need to prove to obtain compensation after a dog bite or attack. Below, our experienced dog bite attorneys in Harrisburg break down these complex laws, explaining what you need to know when pursuing a dog attack […]

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What Every Dog Owner Should Know

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer on September 04, 2015 in Dog Bites

If you are a dog owner, you should know what the three types of dog bite laws are. Nearly every state has them and they may vary slightly. Approximately 4.5 million people are bitten by a dog each year. While some injuries are minor, others can lead to hospitalization, infections and life-long scars. If you […]

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Joe Chapman Presents On Handling Pennsylvania Dog Bite Cases

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer on November 13, 2014 in Dog Bites

Posted on Nov 13, 2014 Yesterday I handled the Plaintiff Perspective section of a larger seminar where the topic was Handling the Dog Bite Case.  The seminar was put on by PBI which is the main provider of lawyer training in the commonwealth.  It was designed to provide lawyers who represent clients on either side […]

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Five Ways to Save Yourself From Serious Harrisburg Dog Bite Injuries

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer on January 28, 2013 in Dog Bites

A loose dog displaying aggressive behavior can intimidate even the hardiest soul. Dog bites can be serious. They cause severe emotional trauma as well as pain, infection, scarring and disfigurement. These encounters are often random and there is not much time to react to the situation. If you happen to meet a ferocious dog, the […]

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Use These 10 Dog Bite Prevention Tips and Let Sleeping Dogs Lie

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer on January 22, 2013 in Dog Bites

According to the American Humane Association, half of all dog attacks involve children under the age of twelve. Many times, these attacks involve dogs owned by family members, friends and neighbors. Some of these attacks are minor and do not require any medical treatment. Others are very serious and cause great emotional distress, pain, scarring […]

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Dog Bites Are Frequent In Central Pennsylvania

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer on July 11, 2012 in Dog Bites

What duty do you believe a dog owner owes to the general public to make sure that the dog is not a danger? There are over 4.5 million dog bites in the united States each year. Almost 800,000 of these attacks require medical treatment. Over Half of these attacks involve children under 12. Pennsylvania ranks […]

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