Pitbulls: The Most Dangerous Dog Breed in Washington State
Pitbills top the list of the Ten Most Dangerous Dog Breeds because, when compared to other dog breeds, death rates caused by Pitpulls are far higher. Due to its aggressive nature, some state governments have even banned breeding of Pitbulls. Thirty-four U.S. dog bite-related fatalities occurred in 2015. Pit bulls contributed to 82% (28) of these deaths.
Pit bulls make up only 6% of the dog population, but they’re responsible for 68% of dog attacks and 52% of dog-related deaths since 1982.
A report published in the April 2011 issue of Annals of Surgery found that one person is killed by a pit bull every 14 days, two people are injured by a pit bull every day, and young children are especially at risk.
DogsBite.org, a US-based pro-breed specific legislation advocacy group that focuses on pit bulls blamed pit bull breeds for 62 percent of the 325 people killed by dog attacks surveyed in media reports from 2005 to 2014.
Looking For An Attorney To Help With Your Pit Bull Injury Claim?
Have you or a family member been the victim of a dog bite in Washington State? Are you currently researching information on pit bull attack law in Washington, pit bull lawsuits and settlements in Washington State, and attorneys that handle pit bull injury claims? You have come to the right place.
Seattle dog bite attorney Chris Davis is often called 'the pitbull attack lawyer' because of his experience with these sorts of claims. He is the author of When The Dog Bites: The Essential Guide To Dog Bite Claims In Washington State and has appeared on numberous television and radio news programs to discuss some of his most serious cases involving pit bulls.
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If you or a family member has suffered due to a pit bull attack, tChris Davis and the team at Davis Law Group can help you. Having handled numerous pit bull bite claims, we have the skill and experience necessary to represent you. Call 206-727-4000 to schedule a free consultation appointment.