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Recent Posts in Dog Bite Category

Pacific Palisades Mastiff "Dangerous Dog" Hearing Underway

Lindsey Scully, a Pacific Palisades resident who owns a Boerboel mastiff, has been accused of violating Los Angeles Municipal Code Section 53.34.4 by maintaining a dangerous animal. A hearing is ...
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Santa Monica Settles Dog Bite Lawsuit

A young boy who was savagely attacked by a pit bull that had escaped from a dog run at Santa Monica's Memorial Park in 2010 has settled his dog bite lawsuit against the city. The pit bull attack ...
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Pit Bulls Attack Riverside Woman

Three pit bulls attacked a woman in Riverside Monday night. The dog attack happened about 10:20 p.m. Leesa Lyon was walking with her teenage daughter inside their apartment complex in the 3900 block ...
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Pit Bull Attacks 2-Year-Old in Oxnard

A pit bull attacked a two-year-old boy in Oxnard Sunday afternoon, biting him multiple times. The victim was at his babysitter's home when he was attacked by the dog. The boy suffered major facial ...
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Postal Worker Dies after Pit Bull Attack

A 59-year-old postal work died Sunday from a stroke, four days after being attacked by a dog in Escondido. Diane Jansen, a resident of Sun City, was attacked by a pit bull and bitten on both legs ...
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Dog Attack Injures Mother and Child

A large dog escaped its fenced yard on Tuesday and seriously injured a mother and child in Moreno Valley. The dog attack happened at about 11:40 a.m. near the intersection of Indian Ave. and Myers ...
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Dog that Attacked Lancaster Girl Caught

A stray dog that attacked a child in Lancaster in December was caught this weekend by animal control officers. The dog attack occurred on December 21 st. According to Evelina Villa of the Los Angeles ...
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Bitten by my Neighbor's Dog. Should I sue?

Dog bites are commonly caused by dogs you know - your neighbor's dog, a relative's dog, or a friend's dog. If you get bit by your neighbor's dog, you may be hesitant to make an injury ...
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Pit Bull Attack Kills Pregnant Woman in Pacifica

A pit bull attacked and killed a 32-year-old pregnant woman in her Pacifica home yesterday. Darla Napora's husband found her laying on the living room floor after he returned home from work. ...
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Bitten by Off-leash Dog in Santa Monica?

If you were bitten by a dog in Santa Monica, the dog owner is on the hook for your injuries, regardless of whether the dog was on a leash. A leash on the dog will not prevent the owner from being ...
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New Ordinance will let Los Angeles Animal Control Officers Declare a Dog "Vicious"

This week, Los Angeles County Supervisors voted to give Department of Animal Care and Control officers the power to declare dogs “vicious.” A “vicious” dog is one that has been ...
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Bitten by a Relative's Dog. Should I Sue?

Most often, dog bites are caused by a relative's dog, a neighbor's dog, or a friend's dog. You may be reluctant to sue your relative (neighbor, friend), even if you suffered serious injury in a dog ...
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Suffered a Dog Bite and Need Plastic Surgery?

Dog bites can leave ugly scars, particularly dog bites to the face. We have represented many children and adults over the years who have suffered vicious facial lacerations due to a dog attack. When ...
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