Dog bites: Damages & liability

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(KPLR) - According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, there are 4.5 million dog bites in the U.S. each year. Steve Dioneda, a personal injury lawyer with Kullmann, Klein and Dioneda, spoke with Christine Buck about the risks and liabilities of dog bites for owners.

In the City of St. Louis, there were 403 confirmed dog bite cases in 2012. So far in 2013, there have been  103 dog bite cases.

What are your rights if you are bitten by a dog?  Do laws vary from state to state?

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