Pit Bull Attacks | Michigan Dog Bite Lawyers
The Center for Disease Control concluded that pit bulls are the breed of dog most often associated with a fatal dog attack. In a ten year period. pit bulls were involved in over 20% of fatal dog attacks. Other non-fatal injuries are often severe and catastrophic.
Owners of pit bulls must fully understand the disposition of their dogs before letting them out in public or around children. Pit bulls raised properly by caring owners are often great, friendly pets. Dog owners should check their homeowners insurance policy to see if there is liability coverage for the dog owner in the event of an attack. Many insurance companies are specifically excluding certain breeds of dogs, like pit bulls, from coverage under the policy. This means that there would be no insurance coverage to protect a pit bull owner in a civil lawsuit by an attack victim