A four-year-old in Colorado Springs was severely injured in mid-January by his 21-year-old stepsister’s pitbull mix. Our sincere thoughts and prayers go out to this family as they help their young one recover.
A Colorado Springs 4-year old girl was aggressively bit by a dog this week. The mother telling those around her that her daughter was “lucky not to lose her eyeball” in the attack and her daughter’s face “…looked terrible. So swollen and so much blood and her lip hanging off”. The girl was rushed to UC Health Memorial Hospital.
According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), 4.7 million people are bitten by dogs every year and about 800,000 will seek medical treatment. Children are at the greatest risk and make up about one-half of those numbers. Know your right post-bite. Call an attorney today!
A dog bite injury can result in serious injury. Disfigurement, permanent nerve damage, and emotional trauma are often the result of a dog bite or animal attack. The victim often wonders what they could have done differently. How could this have been prevented? Why did this happen to me or my child? Contact an injury attorney!
Every state has different laws when it comes to dog bites and dog injuries. While some states offer dogs and their owners “one free bite”, this has partially changed in Colorado. Know your right post-bite. Call an injury attorney today.