It Could Happen to You: Dog Bite

Our client, a young girl, has suffered from a disfigurement on her face caused by a dog bite. This incident happened when she visited a pet store in Thousand Oaks which was hosting a “meet and greet” for rescue dogs. The three rescue dogs were inside a plastic 5’ x 6’ pen, with horizontal bars approximately 3” [...]

Recent dog bite injury? Avoid serious infections!

Did you know that one in every five dog bites require medical attention [1]? A dog bite injury can cause serious infections, require antibiotic treatment and sometimes hospitalization. Take the following steps if bitten: Stop the bleeding with a towel. Wash the infected area with a cloth, soap, and water. Cover the injury with a [...]

Dog Bites and Mail Carriers

Can a man's best friend be someone else's enemy? Local U.S. Postal Service mail carriers are increasingly bitten by dogs and fall victim to attack on a regular basis. Last year, 6,549 dog attacks, were reported on USPS mail carriers worldwide.  The USPS defines an attack as anytime a mail carrier is harmed. That can mean a [...]

2019-02-01T16:02:13+00:00May 25th, 2016|Healthcare|0 Comments