Houston, TX – 1 Injured And 1 Killed by 3 Pitbulls In Houston Neighborhood
Houston, TX (December 22, 2019) On the morning of December 21st, a man called 911 reporting that his wife had been attacked by three pit bulls. According to reports, emergency responders arrived and found the woman suffering from multiple bites. She was rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment. The accident happened in the 5500 block of Arlington Street near East Hamilton at around 6:00 a.m.
Shortly after they received the initial call, authorities received another call from the pit bulls’ owner stating that the dogs had attacked another woman. He found her body in a ditch in front of his house.
Authorities confiscated the three dogs and are currently investigating both incidents.
We send our condolences to the deceased woman’s family. Our thoughts are with them at this time. We also wish the other injured woman a complete recovery.
Dog Bite Attorneys in Texas
Unfortunately, millions of Americans are bitten by dogs every year. In the state of Texas, those who are attacked by dogs have the right to file lawsuits against the dog owner as they are completely responsible for the behavior of their dogs. They are also responsible for making sure their dogs are safely locked inside of their yard or home while unattended. Families may also be entitled to filing wrongful death lawsuits against dog owners whose dogs have killed their loved ones.
At The Benton Law Firm, our experienced dog bite attorneys have assisted numerous clients with successfully proving negligence against dog owners and holding them financially liable for medical expenses and more. Being attacked by dogs can be a traumatic experience that negatively impacts victims for the rest of their lives, which is why we fight so hard for their rights. If you or a loved one was attacked by a dog and would like to file a lawsuit, contact us today at (214) 219-4878.
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