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Two Delivery Employees Become Dog Bite Victims in Hinsdale, IL

Two delivery employees recently became dog bite victims while on the job in west suburban Hinsdale, IL. Dog Bite Victims Attempting to Deliver Packages Both dog bite victims were injured on August 19, 2020. At approximately 2:00 p.m., one delivery employee was attempting to drop off a package at a home on the 300 block>> Read More

Can I File a Dog Bite Claim

Can I File a Dog Bite Claim in Illinois?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year in the United States. Bites from dogs or other animals can result in serious injuries, and it is not uncommon for a bite wound to become infected. If this has happened to you in Illinois, you>> Read More


Illinois Second in Dog-Bite Claim Payouts, According to State Farm Insurance

In 2016, State Farm Insurance paid out $14 million to settle 323 dog-bite claims in Illinois, making the state second only to California. Moreover, dog-bite claims are on the rise nationwide, accounting for more than one-third of homeowner insurance liability claims paid in the year 2015. Analysts suggest that the prevalence of dog-bite claims in>> Read More

GWC Wins Large Award for Boy with Facial Dog Bites

GWC Injury Lawyers attorney Kristina Aier recently obtained a $167,000.00 settlement for a young boy who suffered facial dog bites. In 2012, Ms. Aier’s client, who was six years old at the time, was playing with his neighbor’s dog.  Suddenly, and without warning, the dog attacked the boy, biting him several times on the face. “According>> Read More

Pit Bulls Injure Two In Berwyn Dog Injury

A Berwyn woman and a police officer were injured after a vicious dog attack earlier this month. Authorities say that the attack started around 7:30 a.m. near 27th Street and Ridgeland Avenue when a pit bull approached a woman walking a small dog. The pit bull was known to be vicious by area residents, so>> Read More

How Chicago parents can prevent dog bites

Dog bites are one of the most common types of child injuries in Chicago. Although most Illinois dog bites consist of small nips that do no harm, thousands children visited emergency rooms this year due to severe dog bite injuries. Nationally, children make up more than half of the 4.5 million dog bite victims. About>> Read More

More Pitbull Attacks In Chicago Suburbs

A 30-year-old man was recently injured after a dog attack in Ridge Park. Authorities say that the man was attacked by a 26-year-old relative’s pit bull and had to receive a dozen stitches for his 10 puncture wounds. Dog bites are one of the most common and most preventable types of personal injuries. Dog bites>> Read More