Serving Palm Bay – Sebastian – Vero Beach
Dog Bite Accident Attorneys
Helping Victims of Dog Bite Accidents in Palm Bay, Sebastian, & Vero Beach
The Florida Health suggests the following tips to be safe from dog bites:
42 dog bites occurred in the United States in 2014, with over 64% of these dog bite deaths (27) being from pit bulls.
Safety Tips for Adults and Children:
- “Adults should never leave an infant or young child alone with any dog, not even the family pet.
- Children should never approach or play with dogs unless supervised by an adult.
- Children should tell an adult if they see a stray dog or a dog acting strangely.
- Don’t disturb a dog that is sleeping, eating, or caring for puppies.
- Don’t look a dog right in the eyes.
- If a dog knocks you over, roll into a ball, cover your face and stay still.
- If you believe a dog is about to attack you, try to place something between yourself and the dog, such as a backpack or a bicycle.
- Never approach an unfamiliar dog.
- Never run from a dog and never scream around a dog.”
We serve dog bites in the Treasure Coast in the following cities:
- Sebastian, Florida
- Vero Beach, Florida
- Fort Pierce, Florida
Don’t wait to know your rights! If you or a family member have been a victim of a dog bite accident in Indian River County, call our firm for a Free Consultation today!
CALL US TODAY AT (772) 589-5500
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