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Our North Carolina legal blog covers personal injury news, accident information, medical malpractice reports, lawsuits, and other topics of interest for those who are dealing with their own North Carolina legal issues. Updated daily, our NC injury attorneys hope this blog helps readers stay connected to legislation changes and informed when it comes to significant NC court decisions.


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1/10/2013
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Nice to Meet You: How to Greet a Dog

Preventing dog bites can be difficult because every dog, no matter how nice, has to potential to be jealous. Learning how to greet a dog can help you stay safe.

Category: Dog Bites & Animal Attacks

1/4/2013
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Dog Attack Defense: What to Do When a Dog Attacks

Not many people prepare for what to do when a dog attacks, so read up on some dog attack defense tips. If you have been injured, seek medical attention right away.

Category: Dog Bites & Animal Attacks

10/7/2012
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3 Tips to Keep Kids Safe Around Dogs

A recent NC dog attack took the life of an infant in Hertford. A family's 10-month-old boy was attacked by a large dog.

Category: Dog Bites & Animal Attacks

9/10/2012
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Positive Rabies Tests Climb in North Carolina’s Orange County

In 2011 there were 429 positive rabies cases in the entire state of North Carolina. Halfway through 2012, North Carolina’s Orange County is already filing its eighth case.

Category: Dog Bites & Animal Attacks

7/18/2012
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Charlotte-area Dog Attack Injures Boy

Not far from Charlotte and Rock Hill, a dog attacked an 8-year-old boy in June 2012. The boy had abrasions and dog bites over his entire body.

Category: Dog Bites & Animal Attacks

7/6/2012
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Columbus County Dog Attack Injures Toddler: Tips to Prevent Attacks

A toddler suffered head wounds after a dog attack in Columbus County. The dog attack happened just east of North Carolina’s Tabor City.

Category: Dog Bites & Animal Attacks

6/23/2012
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Dog Owner May Be Charged With Murder After NC Dog Attack in Person County

A Henderson, NC man died from a dog attack in May 2012 and the dog’s owner, if his identity is confirmed, could be charged with murder.

Category: Dog Bites & Animal Attacks

6/6/2012
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Dog Owner Could Be Cause of Fatal Car Accident

A NC dog owner, once identified, might face wrongful death charges after a young man was killed in a Wake County car accident.

Category: Dog Bites & Animal Attacks

4/15/2012
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NC Dog Bite Attorney: Postal Workers Risk Dog Attacks in Spring

Each spring, the number of North Carolina dog bite injuries and dog attacks involving postal workers goes up as the temperatures rise.

Category: Dog Bites & Animal Attacks

4/14/2012
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Dunn, NC Breed Ban Proposal

The Harnett Animal Welfare Coalition posted a copy of a Dunn Daily Record detailing a new proposal that would ban pit bulls starting in the summer of 2012.

Category: Dog Bites & Animal Attacks

2/9/2012
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Signs of Rabid Dog Attack

Rabid animals are stereotypically identified by a “foaming of the mouth,” however there are other signs of a rabid dog and they come in three stages.

Category: Dog Bites & Animal Attacks

1/28/2012
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Two North Carolina Kids Among Victims of 2011 Fatal Dog Attacks

In 2011, there were two North Carolina fatal dog attacks: one involving a Charlotte toddler and another involving a newborn in Bladen County.

Category: Dog Bites & Animal Attacks

12/26/2011
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“Bully Breed” Adoption Restriction Dropped

In late 2011, Cumberland County Animal Control proposed a pet adoption amendment to North Carolina county officials. The proposal was set to restrict adoptions.

Category: Dog Bites & Animal Attacks

11/10/2011
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Tips for NC Dog Bite Lawsuits

If you or someone you know was bit by a dog, there are laws that protect innocent people from negligent dog owners.

Category: Dog Bites & Animal Attacks

10/7/2011
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NC Dog Attack Kills Infant

Recently a 9-day old baby was killed by three dogs in eastern North Carolina, just south of the Triangle-area. The baby was found by family.

Category: Dog Bites & Animal Attacks

9/18/2011
Brent Adams
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Fatal NC Dog Attack: A Tragic Reminder to Supervise Pets & Children

A recent fatal dog attack in Bladen County, North Carolina is a sad reminder to never leave young children alone with pets – even the family dog.

Category: Dog Bites & Animal Attacks

8/26/2011
Brent Adams
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Forsyth County Considers Outlawing Dog Tethering

After pressure from animal lovers, Forsyth County will consider making tethering dog illegal - a practice that makes dogs aggressive and more likely to bite.

Category: Dog Bites & Animal Attacks

7/25/2011
Brent Adams
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Finding a Raleigh Lawyer for a Dog Bite Attack

You, a family member or a friend may suffer the trauma and pain from a dog attack. Laws concerning dog bites are intimidating and often confusing.

Category: Dog Bites & Animal Attacks

7/21/2011
Brent Adams
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Gaston County Verifies Third Rabies Case This Year

A third animal in Gaston County, North Carolina, has tested positive for rabies. Earlier this year, a raccoon and puppy tested positive for the disease.

Category: Dog Bites & Animal Attacks

5/21/2011
Brent Adams
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When Is A Dog Considered Legally Dangerous In North Carolina?

A recent dog bite case in Forsyth County has brought up whether or not North Carolina dog bite laws are good enough and when a dog is considered dangerous.

Category: Dog Bites & Animal Attacks

5/5/2011
Brent Adams
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Woman And Dog Attacked By Pit Bull In Charlotte

A woman is recovering from the personal injuries she suffered when she and her dog were attacked by a pit bull in northeast Charlotte on May 2.

Category: Dog Bites & Animal Attacks

4/26/2011
Brent Adams
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Pender County Girl Mauled By Pit Bull

The Pender County Sheriff's Office said that a 4-year-old girl suffered personal injuries when she was mauled by a dog on April 25.

Category: Dog Bites & Animal Attacks

4/18/2011
Brent Adams
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10-Year-Old Suffers Facial Injuries In Pit Bull Attack

According to authorities, a 10-year-old boy suffered significant personal injuries to his face on April 16 when he was attacked by his neighbor's pit bull.

Category: Dog Bites & Animal Attacks

4/13/2011
Brent Adams
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Infant Dies In Apparent Attack By Rottweiler

A 7-month-old girl from Frankfort, Maine has died of the personal injuries she suffered in an apparent attack by the family's dog.

Category: Dog Bites & Animal Attacks

4/7/2011
Brent Adams
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Man Hospitalized After Pit Bull Attack

A man from Wyoming was hospitalized for the personal injuries he suffered on the night of April 5 when he was attacked by a pair of pit bull dogs.

Category: Dog Bites & Animal Attacks

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