The dog bite incident occurred at the intersection of East Cota Street and South Front Street in Shelton. When police arrived, a pit bull had attacked one person and was attempting to attack others. After using a taser without effect, a police officer shot and killed the dog.
Police are currently investigating the incident and the dog owner may be charged.
Dog bite injuries can be very serious including disfigurement, permanent nerve damage, severe pain and psychological damage. Most dog bite victims must undergo multiple surgeries.
In 2006, there were 26 fatal dog bites in the United States and nearly 2% of the population is bitten by a dog annually.
If you or a loved one has suffered a serious dog bite injury, you should contact a personal injury attorney who has experience representing dog bite victims. At The Farber Law Group, a Bellevue, Washington based personal injury firm, we have more than 30 years experience in representing dog bite victims. With our help, you may recover compensation for your medical costs, rehabilitation costs and for pain and suffering.
Contact The Farber Law Group today for a free case evaluation.