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Georgia Dog Bite Legal Guide for Delivery Drivers and Home Service Workers

If you are a delivery person bitten or attacked by a dog anywhere in the State of Georgia, attorneys at The Millar Law F ...
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Once Bitten… The Georgia Supreme Court (slightly) Relaxes the “One Free Bite Rule”

Imagine for a moment that you are on a street in your own neighborhood, walking or jogging along as content as you are...
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Georgia’s Dog Bite Law — O.C.G.A. 51-2-7, Explained

Anybody who has suffered a dog attack feels justified in wanting all dogs to be properly kept away from innocent others...
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Can Your Georgia Dog Bite Case Be Won Based On the Dog Being A Breed “Known” To Be Vicious?

Occasionally, when we are about the business of living our lives, we encounter an animal whose behavior frightens us. S...
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In Georgia, when does a dog bite or attack victim assume the risk of being bitten?

In the past we have discussed Georgia’s ‘first bite rule’ also known as the ‘one free bite’ rule in Georgia Do...
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House Guest Bitten By Dog Prevails – Georgia’s “First Bite” or “One Free Bite” Rule Explained

Clients often ask us to determine whether or not they can win a civil case based upon injuries sustained when a vicious...
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Can You Sue A Landlord for Your Dog Bite Case? In Georgia, It Can Be Difficult

When her son, a toddler at the time, was bitten on the face by the neighbor’s dog, one Georgia mother brought suit aga...
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Georgia Dog Bite Legal Guide for Delivery Drivers and Home Service Workers

If you are a delivery person bitten or attacked by a dog anywhere in the State of Georgia, attorneys at The Millar Law F...
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Dog Bite Safety Tips – Preventing Dog Bites and Attacks Before They Happen

We Americans love our pets. A multi-billion dollar industry has grown up on the strength of how we feel about our anima...
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Dog Attacks and Dog Breeds: What You Need to Know

While it seems like certain dog breeds are more likely to attack than others, it may surprise you to find out there are...
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What’s In A Name? Dog Fighting Trainer Loses in Court

There is a theory that we humans live up to (or down to), the names our parents give us at birth. Mothers generally see...
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Dog’s Prior Bad Behavior Proven Without A Bite

Functioning as part of a happy society sometimes takes effort. Being a good neighbor occasionally means going a bit out...
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Local Ordinance Punishes the Owner of a “Problem Dog”

In an orderly society, we understand that we each must take responsibility for ourselves and our belongings so that we...
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Roommate’s Dog Bites A Child – Where Does The Blame Lie?

Part of what makes a dog-bite case so difficult is the challenge of knowing where to lay the blame. Dogs, of course, do...
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Living Near a Trained Attack Dog? Better Yet, Was It Sent to Attack by the Owner?

We talk often about dog bite cases – that’s because we probably handle more of this kind of case than anybody else...
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“Playful” Jumping Dog Injures Stranger – Georgia Court Rules In Favor of Dog Owner

Everybody has heard the blood-curdling tales of dog attacks and fatal maulings where unsuspecting victims are injured o...
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An Unfortunate Accident For All Involved: Georgia Dog Owners Found Not Responsible When a Child Was Bitten After Falling on Dog

Close up of dog face. Sometimes the interactions between dogs and children can result in injuries to each. In Custer...
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Business Owner’s Insurance Pays Big $350,000 Settlement For Aggressive Dog Attack in Georgia

Georgia’s dog bite liability law, Georgia Code Ann. Sec. 51-2-7 There is a law in the State of Georgia designed to ke...
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Heroic Nurse Injured by Pit Bull Recovers Dog Owner’s Insurance $300,000.00 Policy Limits

With the right to pursue happiness in this country, also comes the responsibility to refrain from injuring or interferin...
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Is Your Dog Ready for a Safe Halloween?

Halloween is one of those holidays that seem to set dogs off. With children trick or treating, ringing your door bell fo...
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Why Do Dogs Cost Millions Of Dollars in Georgia?

For many pet owners, a beloved dog is a member of the family. But a vicious dog that bites, attacks or menaces visitors...
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Newly Released: 2013 Dog Bite Statistics

In the effort to reduce dog attacks across the United States, many organizations release data each year on dog bites, w...
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Dog Bite Injury, No Actual Bite Required

Must a dog actually bite a person in order for his owner to be found negligent in a Georgia personal injury case? Under...
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Leashed Dogs DO Bite

When it comes to the very technical business of presenting a personal injury case, attorneys must recognize the importa...
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Dog Bite Liability: Who, What, When and Where?

Dog bite attacks are a complex type of personal injury case that often involve state tort law, dog bite ordinances,...
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When the Neighbor’s Dog Goes Rogue

We all worry about the safety of our children, but what if our kids aren’t even safe in our own back yards? In 2011,...
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What Injuries Can Come from a Dog Bite?

When we visit the home of a friend or family member, we are not anticipating that we could suffer severe dog bite inju...
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