A postal carrier was cornered and attacked by four Pit Bulls-mix dogs, July 15th in Fresno California, south of Sacramento. The postal carrier was returning to her mail truck when she was suddenly cornered by the four dogs. They were extremely aggressive and before the woman fell to the ground the dogs were biting at the mail in her hands. Once she was knocked to the ground, the dogs bit her arms, shoulders, legs, and they shook her. eventually neighbors noticed what was happening and scared the dogs away with sticks. Eventually the caught 3 of the dogs, but one got away. The owner of the dogs was cited on a county ordinance pertaining to vicious dogs. The dogs were turned over to SPCA officials. The mail carrier was treated at Community Regional Medical Center and released the same day.
According to www.dogbitelaw.com:
*The most recent official survey, conducted more than a decade ago, determined there were 4.7 million dog bite victims annually in the USA. A more recent study showed that 1,000 Americans per day are treated in emergency rooms as a result of dog bites. In 2007 there were 32 fatal dog attacks in the USA. Most of the victims who receive medical attention are children, half of whom are bitten in the face. Dog bite losses exceed $1 billion per year, with over $300 million paid by homeowners insurance.
If you or a loved one have been bitten by a dog and are seriously injured as a result, you have rights. Moseley Collins can help you obtain those rights. The average citizen does not know how to proceed in a legal matter such as this. An experienced personal injury lawyer has the knowledge and the skill to help you win your case including money damages for your past and present medical bills, your past and present wage loss, and an award for the pain and suffering you have experienced.
Moseley Collins is a Sacramento personal injury attorney, specializing in major injury cases.