Dog Bites: The One Bite Rule

In this video, Wayne O’Bryan describes the laws surrounding dog bite cases. Every dog is entitled to one bite. This allows the dog’s owner to learn that his or her dog is dangerous and take appropriate precautions. After that first bite, however, legal action can be taken against the owner. In more recent years, the

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Virginia dogs and the “one bite rule”

What is the one bite rule? In Virginia, if someone is bitten by a dog, the owner will typically not be found liable unless the dog has bitten someone before, in which case a presumption of negligence arises.  Before we discuss possible exceptions to the one bite rule, it is interesting to note that this

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Dog bite cases in Virginia

With the amount of people owning aggressive dogs on the increase, it is not surprising that so many dog bite cases arise.  If you are bitten by a dog, you should seek medical help.  Dogs mouths are filthy and full of germs.  Indeed, I know of a man who almost lost his thumb because he

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What To Do If You Or A Family Member Is Bitten By A Dog

As much as we like to think that a dog is “man’s best friend”, there are some dogs that can be vicious and dangerous. Some dogs are capable of killing or inflicting serious injury to a person. Even in situations where a dog may appear to be calm, there’s always the chance that something in

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Help Prevent Dog Bites This Summer | Richmond, VA Dog Bite Attorney

Summer is just around the corner, and that means people will be spending more time outdoors with their dogs. It’s been awhile since we’ve come across any news about dog bites in the Richmond, Virginia area, which is a good thing! National Dog Bite Prevention Week was a couple weeks ago, but nonetheless, it’s important

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Virginia Dog bite laws | Richmond VA injury Attorney

On the best Virginia lawyer website there is a new article discussing Virginia dog bite laws from the Code of Virginia. Check it out and call Wayne at (804) 719-1900 if you have any questions or for a FREE copy of our book Hidden Inside Secrets Big Insurance Companies Don’t Want You to Know About

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Toddler dies in pit bull attack | Virginia dog bite lawyer

Toddler dies in pit bull attack. Another tragic death in Virginia last week when a 23-month-old girl was killed by the family’s pet pit-bull dog. The dog had no prior history of biting or bad behavior, and was voluntarily given to animal control officers and euthanized. Please remember that children should never be around dogs

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Akita dog jumps from car, attacks woman in VA Beach | Virginia Dog bite lawyer

Akita jumps from car, attacks passerby in Va. Beach. Around noon last Tuesday at Wilco gas station on the 400 block of Princess Anne Road in Virginia Beach an Akita dog jumped out of the car it was in and attacked a woman who was passing by the vehicle. Two people helped the woman and

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