The Dog Bite Law app is the most trustworthy, convenient starting place for anyone with a dog bite question. If you are a victim or the parent of a victim, it will tell you about legal rights, what to do and not do, and whether you get compensated without hiring a lawyer. You'll find a summary of the law, practical advice other dog bite claims, and open letters from the parents of children who were attacked by dogs.
If you or your dog have been accused in a dog bite case, you will learn how to protect your rights, how to defend you and your dog in "dog court," and why they quarantined your dog. Dog owners will also find information about what kind of insurance to get, how to behave if your dog bites someone, and what to do if your dog is injured or killed.
For lawyers, the app has an accurate, concise summary of the law of dog bites, written by nationally recognized author Attorney Kenneth M. Phillips. It contains tips and tricks for victims' attorneys, a summary of defenses in dog bite cases, and has links to templates and forms used by the top law firms in the USA - pleadings, interrogatories, outlines of deposition questions and much more.
Trainers and adoption groups will find a list of "do's and don'ts" to keep out of trouble, plus contracts, waivers and written policies that will protect the organization from liability.
If you are a reporter or just curious, this app puts together all of the relevant statistics to write an article or win an argument. How many people are killed by dogs, which dogs are the most vicious, why are pitbulls such a problem? It also covers the most controversial issues, such as insurance for dog owners, laws against chaining a dog, rules and regulations for dog parks, and breed specific laws ("BSL").
For landlords, the app shows what makes you liable for dog bites on your property, how to protect yourself with the right insurance, and what to include in your lease to prevent lawsuits.
One of the best things about the app is that it is a gateway to the Dog Bite Law website, the most comprehensive source of information about dogs and the law in print or on the Internet. The app and the website are authored by Attorney Kenneth M. Phillips, hailed as "the dog-bite king of the legal universe" (The Today Show), "the nation's best-known practitioner of terrier torts" (Los Angeles Times), and "the senior specialist in representing dog attack victims worldwide" (Animals 24/7).