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Tanner Smith Mauled by Dogs
Jeff Rasansky October 20, 2015

VIDOR, TX (10/18/2015) — 5-year-old Tanner Smith has died after being attacked by two dogs at a home in southeast Texas. According to reports, the two were visiting the home of a family friend in Vidor on Sunday evening. The mother says she thought the friend’s father was outside watching her boy, but when she…

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Jeff Rasansky June 24, 2016

Bitten or mauled by a dog? Let us help you file a claim and get you the money you need. Dog bites can cause serious injuries that may necessitate medical treatment. At the same time, the psychological toll that can arise from a dog bite or mauling might follow a person for many years. It’s…

Staff August 20, 2015

Answer: Whether or not you can sue a dog owner or property owner after being attacked by a dog depends on the circumstances of the dog bite incident. In Texas a dog’s owner may be liable for dog bite damages if he knew about the dog’s aggressive and dangerous history; was violating a local leash…

Jeff Rasansky August 20, 2015

Texas, like several other states, follows the one bite rule. Under the one bite rule, a dog owner is not liable the first time his dog bites someone. If have been attacked by a dog, this rule may seem unfair. However, you may still have legal recourse in Texas. First of all, there are three…

Jeff Rasansky August 20, 2015

Dogs can be wonderful family pets, great companions and loyal friends. However, dogs can also bite – either when provoked or in some rare cases, at random. Dog bite injuries can range from mild, such as lacerations or cuts, to severe injuries and in some cases even death. Common injuries include puncture wounds, cuts or…

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Jeff Rasansky August 20, 2015

The top 5 risks of being on other people’s property. When an individual is injured or has suffered fatal injuries sustained from slips, falls and other accidents on other people’s property, it can present serious consequences for the landowner. For instance, if a person slipped and fell because there was no indication that the floor…

Jeff Rasansky August 20, 2015

This month we covered the story of a girl and a woman who were attacked by two pit bulls in Bonham, Texas. The owner of the dogs, John Hardy Taylor, was initially charged with a third-degree felony for attack by dog. This felony charge, which could involve jail time, was made possible by a Texas…

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Jeff Rasansky October 19, 2016

Dogs can be wonderful family pets, great companions and loyal friends. However, dogs can also bite – either when provoked or in some rare cases, at random. Dog bite injuries can range from mild, such as lacerations or cuts, to severe injuries and in some cases even death. Common injuries include puncture wounds, cuts or…

Jeff Rasansky December 5, 2013

There are an estimated 60 million dogs living in the United States and about 5 million dog bites are reported each year in America. While some dog bites are truly accidents, and while others are incited by humans, other dog attacks are due to the negligence of a dog’s owner. Luckily, if you own dogs…

Jeff Rasansky September 22, 2016

This week in Rusk County, a two-year-old Texas child was mauled to death by his grandfather’s pit bull while playing in his grandparents’ yard. While the child’s grandfather might have thought that he was protecting his grandchild from the dangerous dog by tethering the animal to a tree, this was tragically not the case. In…

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