Ways to Avoid Being Bitten by a Dog
- Always ask permission to pet a dog and let the dog sniff your hand before petting it.
- Never approach a strange dog or a dog that is tied up, fenced in or in a house unless the owner is there.
- Never disturb a dog that is eating, sleeping, or taking care of puppies.
- Do not touch an injured animal. Consult your veterinarian or call the shelter for advice.
- Do not stare into a dog’s eyes.
- Never turn your back on a dog.
- Do not jump around, wave your arms, scream, or run by a dog. These actions will excite the dog and stimulate it to chase you and/or act aggressively.
- Do not put your face near a dog’s mouth when you are playing or when you do not know the dog.
- Always be careful around animals and treat them with respect.
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Contact us immediately when you are injured by a dog attack or just a serious dog bite. You need to know your rights when explaining your dog bite injury to the insurance company. The only defense to a dog bite is provocation. The adjuster will try to get you to say that you did something to provoke the dog, even if it is unintentional. Dog bite insurance adjusters and attorneys are working for the owner of the dog that bit you to eliminate your claim. They will offer you nothing or next to nothing and even pretend to be acting for you when they are not. You need the Grand Rapids dog bite attorneys of Krupp Law Offices PC representing your interests to ensure that you are justly and fairly compensated. Call us now and speak with an attorney that can explain your rights under the Michigan Dog Bite Statute.
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