Attorney says judge’s decision in dog bite case set precedent for victims

Posted on: July 17th, 2014       Attorney Thomas Newell

Fox43 News 7/11/14

Newell said the broader issue is how dog attacks are affecting taxpayers. He said a majority of dog bite victims that he sees are children, who often are on CHIP, or government-funded insurance. Often times, Newell said, the owner of the dog does not have insurance to cover the injuries, so the burden falls on taxpayers. “If you want to freedom to own a dog, which we all love, then with that comes an immense responsibility to act responsibility,” said Newell.

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