On dog bites and other dog injuries… (Part 2)

Written by Granny’s Mettle

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… seek medical care. The dog that bit you may have rabies. In that case, you will need appropriate vaccines to counterrepparttar effects of rabies. Onrepparttar 119150 other hand, dog bites involve puncture wounds from fangs. These can be easily infected. Also, you may have scrapes and abrasions from protecting yourself duringrepparttar 119151 attack. An infected wound can result in a worse scar, and even serious complications and consequences.

… consider consulting a lawyer. A reliable lawyer can help you get back your financial losses as well asrepparttar 119152 emotional and psychological effects fromrepparttar 119153 injuries caused byrepparttar 119154 incident. Even ifrepparttar 119155 insurance company offers to give you payment, it helps to have a lawyer reviewrepparttar 119156 proposed settlement. A lawyer you can trust can help you obtain a fair outcome.

The Law

Different laws on dog bite injuries are provided in different states. In Michigan, victims of dog bites can easily establish liability onrepparttar 119157 part ofrepparttar 119158 owner. Under Michigan law, it doesn't matter ifrepparttar 119159 dog has never bitten another person. There is no "free bite rule". Dog owners are liable even if it'srepparttar 119160 first time that they're dogs bit somebody.

Onrepparttar 119161 other hand, people may also be injured even without getting bitten by a dog. An attack may cause injury throughrepparttar 119162 dog's claws, whenrepparttar 119163 person was knock over, or whenrepparttar 119164 driver of a bicycle was upset by a dog. If injured, these individuals may file claims, and recover damages fromrepparttar 119165 dog's owner.

Check your state's law for information on dog bites.

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What to do When an Insurance Company Breaches its Contract

Written by Lala C. Ballatan

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It is unfortunate that an insurance agent is not obligated to advise a policyholder onrepparttar adequacy ofrepparttar 119149 limits of coverage selected byrepparttar 119150 policy holder. There are also other ways wherein insurer can do a breach of contract or violatedrepparttar 119151 covenant on good faith and fair dealing. One ofrepparttar 119152 situations wherein this act of bad faith happens is when insurance policy has provisions that are extremely in favor only withrepparttar 119153 company and when company used advertising and solicitation materials that are unfair or deceptive.

If you find out thatrepparttar 119154 insurer has committed breach of contract and/or breachedrepparttar 119155 covenant of good faith and fair dealing, you can recover all damages caused byrepparttar 119156 breach. Damages may be inrepparttar 119157 form of consequential losses, loss of use ofrepparttar 119158 insurance proceeds, general damages, attorney’s fees and punitive damages. If you’re recovering from emotional distress and you may also recover damages for emotional distress.

In filing a suit for a bad faith case, there’s a statute of limitations that vary from state to state. In order that your case won’t be barred for trial, knowrepparttar 119159 duration period ofrepparttar 119160 statute of limitations and be able to file on time. -30-

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