USPS Announces Top Dog Bite Cities

Posted on: May 25th, 2011       Attorney Thomas Newell

On May 12, 2011, the United States Postal Service released statistics showing that 5,669 postal employees were attacked by dogs last year in more than 1,400 geographic locations in the United States. Medical expenses for those 2010 postal worker dog bite victims totaled approximately $1.2 million.

The report identified Houston as the city with the most postal dog bite incidents with 62. Philadelphia finished eighth on the list with 31 postal employees attacked by dogs. Overall, it is estimated that 4.7 million Americans are bitten each year – the majority of them children.

If you or a loved one have been seriously injured in a dog bite attack, shouldn’t you be represented by an experienced PA dog bite attorney? Attorney Thomas J. Newell has been an advocate for victim’s rights in Pennsylvania since 1981. Call 800-980-4842 to schedule your free home consultation. His website of reviews your rights under the PA Dog Law.