A recent study shows that 1000 Americans per day are treated in ER as a result of dog bites. In 2007 there were 33 fatal dog attacks in the USA. Most of the victims are children, half of whom are bitten in the face. There are almost 800,000 bites per year – one out of every six-are serious enough to require medical attention. In 2007 in Indiana, one person was killed.In 2008 one person was killed in Indiana. The number of fatal dog attacks in the USA HAS BEEN GOING UP. This website http://www.cdc.gov/homeandrecreationalsafety/dog-bites/biteprevention.html contains verifiable information about Americans who are killed by dogs including the name date and place, type of dog involved. If you have suffered a dog bit injury, contact WWH for an article on protecting children against dog bites. Contact Bill Hurst today for a free consultation and case evaluation
Bill Hurst has successfully represented hundreds of accident victims, and has limited his practice to personal injury cases for over thirty-five (35) years. Bill has helped families with tragic life altering injuries and deaths. Bill has obtained substantial verdicts and settlements to compensate families for their losses. He is a graduate, with honors, from Indiana University School of Law. He has served on the Executive Committee and is a Director Emeritus of the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association. He has published articles on various personal injury topics and has lectured at various legal seminars. Bill is listed in Naifeh and Smith, The Best Lawyers in America and has been for over ten (10) years, Bill is selected as a “Super Lawyer” by the Indianapolis Monthly Magazine from its first publication in 2002 to its most recent; he was selected as one of Indiana’s Top 100 Lawyers by the American Trial Lawyers Association. In 2000, Bill was named the Indiana Trial Lawyer Of The Year by the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association. Bill has the highest rating given by Martindale Hubble, as does his law firm. Bill has extensive litigation experience involving automobile, truck, motorcycle, bike accidents, slip and fall cases, product and manufacturing failures, dangerous drugs, product design, construction site accidents and more. He has represented clients not only in Indiana but also throughout the Country. Bill successfully represented the State of Indiana in the Tobacco Litigation. He has been involved in mass tort litigation, representing all women in the State of Indiana in the Norplant litigation, breast implant litigation, and represents represented numerous clients in the Vioxx litigation. Bill believes that every case is unique and requires special personal attention. You may email him at WHurst@MHJD.com or call (800) 636-0808 for a free consultation.