Posts tagged with 'attorney_1'

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If you have a neighbor that routinely allows his or her dog to run loose, do not ignore the problem. A loose dog may harm others or become injured as well. As a good neighbor, you should notify your neighbor that the dog is loose and that you are concerned that it may get hit by a car or injured. ...

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The O’Hara Law Firm is proud to announce that it obtained a judgment against ACCC Insurance Company on behalf of a client. Patrick O’Hara’s client was hit by another driver insured by ACCC Insurance Company. The other driver was clearly at fault. The insurance company attempted to avoid coverage by claiming another person not insured by ACCC Insurance Company was ...

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that approximately 4.5 million dog bites occur each year in the United States. Surprisingly, only 15,000 to 16,000 dog bite claims are made to insurance companies in a typical year. Thus, less than one percent of dog bites are reported to insurance companies. There are several reasons why such a low percentage ...

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A common carrier is held to a higher standard of care than an ordinary driver. Common carriers include airplanes, trains, trucks, taxis, buses, Uber drivers and Lyft drivers. Common carriers transport passengers and goods for compensation, so they are required to practice a higher standard of care than an ordinary driver transporting himself or a friend...

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Jessica Strawn was attacked by two pit bulls that escaped underneath a fence adjacent to a neighborhood park in Spring, Texas. According to witnesses, the dogs escaped on several occasions prior to January 2015. The HOA failed to provide any citations to the dog owners for the hole underneath the fence or warn residents about the danger. Mrs. Strawn’s husband ...

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The United States Post Office suspended the delivery of mail to four homes in Rochelle Park, New Jersey after a mail carrier was attacked by a resident’s dog. The mailman was bit six times in the arm and required hospitalization. The dog had attacked postal carriers twice before in 2017. As a result of the dog’s behavior, innocent neighbors are ...

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Sometimes dogs attack without exhibiting aggression in the past. However, there are multiple factors that increase the likelihood of a dog attacking. Below are some of the factors that increase the likelihood of a dog attacking...

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