Navigation Links
Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Dog Bite Lawyers in Michigan Discuss National Dog Bite Prevention Week
Date:5/20/2013

Southfield, Michigan (PRWEB) May 21, 2013

This week has been dedicated as National Dog Bite Prevention Week. National Dog Bite Prevention Week (May 19th-May 25th) is an awareness campaign designated to help prevent dog bite injuries and dog bite attacks and by encouraging dog owners to properly train their pets, and educate children on how to approach a dog.

Michigan dog bite lawyers at Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. represent victims of dog bites and animal attacks in cases throughout Michigan. The personal injury law firm is a large advocate of this week as they see the tragic dog bite injuries that result from these animal attacks every day, and understand the importance of educating the public, especially children on dog bite safety.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated amount of 68 million dogs were kept as pets in the United States with an estimated amount of 334,000 persons treated annually for dog bites in emergency departments. (http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5226a1.htm).

In this same report, statistics showed that injuries from a dog attack occurred most commonly to the arm and hand (45.3%), leg/foot (25.8%), and head/neck (22.8%). However, in children aged less than four years, the majority of dog bite injuries occurred in the head and neck region. Children in fact were reported to be the most common victims of a dog bite attack.

As part of National Dog Bite Prevention Week, the personal injury law firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. has provided some dog attack prevention tips as a reminder of what to do when encountered by a vicious dog. These tips include:

  • Do not approach an unfamiliar dog.
  • Do not run from a dog or scream.
  • Remain motionless when approached by an unfamiliar dog.
  • If knocked over by a dog, roll into a ball and lie still.
  • If a child, do not play with a dog unless supervised by an adult.
  • Immediately report stray dogs or dogs displaying unusual behavior.
  • Avoid direct eye contact with a dog.
  • Do not disturb a dog that is sleeping, eating, or caring for puppies.
  • If bitten, immediately report the bite, and seek medical attention if necessary.

About: Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C.

Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. is a family-owned personal injury law firm representing dog bite injury victims attacked by a dog in Michigan. There are specific Michigan dog bite laws that apply to these cases and owners and keepers of dogs in Michigan are strictly liable for a victims injuries in an attack.

To learn more about the dog bite injury attorneys at Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. call toll-free at (800) 606-1717 or visit the law firm website at http://www.BuckfireLaw.com

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/5/prweb10752394.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Michigan Car Accident Lawyer at Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Creates Drunk Driving Deaths Infographic
2. Michigan Bike Accident Lawyers at Buckfire & Buckfire Celebrate Bicycle Helmet Safety Week
3. Michigan Car Accident Attorneys at Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Sponsor Gala for Spinal Cord Injury Victims
4. Buckfire & Buckfire Motorcycle Attorney Meets with Legislators on Issues Affecting Injured Motorcyclists
5. Slip and Fall Accident Attorney At Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Makes Michigan Lawyers Weekly For Fall on Ice Settlement
6. Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Accident Attorneys Announce New Ugly Christmas Sweater Social Media Contest
7. Comfort & Harmony™ Exhibited mombo™ Nursing Pillow at USLCA’s First Inaugural Conference
8. EverSpark CEO to be Keynote Speaker at 5th International INVEST Domaining & Internet Marketing Conference in Mexico City
9. Noted Cardiologist Robert Wilensky to Join Stemedica Cardiology Division Scientific & Medical Advisory Board
10. Memorial Day Kirtan Concert Palace of Fine Arts Theater in San Francisco Featuring: Snatam Kaur, Jai Uttal, C.C. White & Shimshai with host Wavy Gravy May 27th 7:00 PM
11. Selexis SA to Present Technology Platform Data at Cell Line Development & Engineering
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/18/2017)... ... January 18, 2017 , ... Visually learn ... one doctor-recommended OTC antiperspirant, Certain Dri. , Excessive sweating and hyperhidrosis are common ... created this infographic to explain the seven types of hyperhidrosis. This visual creates ...
(Date:1/18/2017)... ... January 18, 2017 , ... The V Foundation for Cancer Research, ... official endurance training and fundraising team, to compete in the Boston Marathon on April ... to finish the world’s oldest annual marathon to join Team V and support the ...
(Date:1/18/2017)... Park, KS (PRWEB) , ... January 18, 2017 ... ... managed firm offering asset protection and financial planning services to families and business ... a charity event aimed at supporting children with developmental disabilities. , The Lakemary ...
(Date:1/18/2017)... ... January 18, 2017 , ... Michael J. Hennessy Associates, Inc., ... Center for Biosimilars, announced Michael J. Hennessy Associates, Inc. President Michael J. Hennessy, ... biosimilars through thought leader interaction in, live video and interactive digital platforms. , ...
(Date:1/18/2017)... VA (PRWEB) , ... January 18, 2017 , ... Floundering ... American Heart Month and the perfect time for a reset. The U.S. Apple Association ... studies to combat many of the factors that contribute to heart disease. , The ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/17/2017)... Jan. 17, 2017 Secretary of Health Dr. ... Secretary Gary Tennis are warning Pennsylvanians of ... recent overdose deaths from the drug in ... intended to sedate large animals and is not meant ... comes into contact with it," Secretary Murphy said. "It,s ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... Jan 17, 2017 Research and Markets ... Materials: 2017 - 2024" report to their offering. ... This new report revisits ... report that was issued in May of 2015. Self-healing is an ... our previous analysis we projected a market potential of $2.7 billion ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... The Global Nebulizers Market is poised to ... next decade to reach approximately $1698.68 million by 2025. ... witnessing include rapidly growing demand in emerging regions, increasing ... products and online marketing strategies by key players. ... into pneumatic nebulizers, ultrasonic nebulizers and mesh nebulizers. Pneumatic ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: