Animal Attacks

FAQ: My Neighbor’s Dog Killed My Cat. What Are My Options?

If your cat has been injured or killed by a dog, you may be entitled to compensation. Often times when a cat is attacked by a dog, there are expensive veterinary bills that result. These can mount up fast depending on the severity of the attack. If the cat dies, the emotional toll may also

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FAQ: If Someone’s Dog Jumps on Me, Can I Sue Them?

Dogs are excitable and often times unpredictable. If a dog jumps on you, it could be for a variety of reasons, obviously the bigger the dog, the more dangerous it is when they jump. In terms of suing a dog owner for their dog jumping on you, that really depends. If the dog jumps on

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FAQ: Can You Sue Someone for Killing Your Pet?

If your pet is killed by someone, you can sue. However, the question is, Should you sue? And, will you prevail if you do file a lawsuit? This depends on the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident. Losing a pet is always difficult, and in the immediate aftermath of the loss, the pet owner may

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FAQ: If I am visiting a friend’s house, and am attacked by their dog, can I pursue a claim?

Yes, you can pursue a claim. This is typically done through their homeowners or renters insurance. While it sounds easy, these claims are difficult and have several legal issues to investigate. Home owners and renters insurance policies generally exclude certain types of dogs, and sometimes, attacks in general. The insurance companies are in the business

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Dog Bites

Austin is a one of the most pet friendly cities in the country. With our wonderful parks and outdoor lifestyles, not to mention our soft spot for rescue animals, there is no shortage of four legged friends in most communities.   While pets are cherished, sometimes accidents happen. Dogs especially, have unique dispositions and well

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