October 22, 2019

Rhode Island Dog Bite Attorney Talks about Preventing Attacks

Dogs can be wonderful companions and delightful pets. But, sometimes, they can also pose a danger to neighbors, visitors or our own family members. Dog bites can be extremely painful and costly to treat. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are about 4.5 million dog bites that occur in…

August 20, 2019

How To Keep Your Pet Safe From The Heat This Summer

With the recent heat wave, many pet owners and veterinarians are becoming increasingly concerned about the health effects the sun could have on animals. Most people celebrate the heat by going to the beach or relaxing by the pool. While relaxing, many pet owners like to have their furry friends with them. Unfortunately, this may…

February 5, 2019

Providence, Rhode Island Dog Bite Attorney

No dog is allowed to roam free outside the premises of the owner’s property. All dogs have to be leashed or are supposed to be enclosed within a fenced space in Providence, Rhode Island. This rule has been implemented through Providence’s leash law ordinance. Providence has a total area of around 20 square miles. The…

July 30, 2018

Tips for Preventing Dog Bite Injuries While Walking Your Dog This Summer

Dog bites are more likely to occur in the warmer months as many dog owners take their dogs along with them to do outdoor activities. This increases the likelihood that the dog will be exposed to people and other dogs that it does not know along with new and unfamiliar places. These factors easily set…

April 4, 2012

Rhode Island Dog Bite Law: Does Every Dog Get One FREE Bite?

Most American states impose strict liability on the dog owner for dog bites or injuries. Under the legal theory of strict liability, it is not necessary to show the dog’s vicious tendency before a dog owner becomes liable to the person bitten. It does not require the injured person to prove the dog owner was…