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Portage, MI (January 9, 2024) – A young child was severely injured as a result of a dog attack that took place in Portage on Sunday afternoon, January 7. The police, firefighters, and emergency medical services were all called to the scene of the incident, which occurred on Pleasant Drive.

Reports show that a four-year-old boy was attacked by a dog in the 1900 block of the roadway. The child sustained multiple puncture wounds due to the attack. Authorities arrived at the scene and located the boy was located at the scene semi-conscious. He was briefly treated at the scene and transported to an area hospital, where he was admitted in critical condition. The Kalamazoo County Animal Control responded to the scene to take the dog. At this time, the incident is being investigated.

We hope the boy injured as a result of this incident recovers quickly.

Dog Attack Injuries in Michigan

Portage, MI – Boy Injured in Dog Attack on Pleasant DrDog bites are serious and should be treated as such. A bite may get infectious, even if the animal doesn't have rabies, leading to serious health issues and expensive treatment. The psychological scars left by a dog bite may be just as lasting. Dog bite victims in Michigan should be aware of their legal rights and options for seeking financial restitution in the event of an attack.

In the event of a severe dog bite, medical treatment should be sought. Infection caused by a dog bite has the potential to be quite dangerous. A dog attack may be quite dangerous and, in some circumstances, even fatal. Bite victims, no matter how slight, should always seek medical attention.

People who have been bitten by dogs often prefer to treat themselves at home. You may do this at home by cleaning the affected region with hot water and soap. This aids in the killing of any microorganisms. However, it may not be enough to prevent the spread of illness; thus, visiting the ER is still recommended. After getting medical assistance for a dog bite, a victim should notify the local health department. If the animal is a stray, this is particularly crucial since strays may spread rabies. If the dog is claimed, the authorities and animal control should be notified. After tracking down the owner, a victim in Michigan has a higher chance of being compensated, though their homeowner's insurance is probably going to cover the incident.

Injuries sustained by an individual might be either temporary or permanent. You may get compensation for your suffering from the correct lawyer. After being bitten by a dog, you should see an experienced lawyer. We do not charge for consultations, and you won't owe us anything until we win your case.

The compassionate lawyers and staff at Christopher Trainor & Associates are here to help you through what may be the most difficult time of your life. Our number one priority is serving our clients' needs as they seek fairness and recompense. Contact our Michigan personal injury lawyers at Christopher Trainor & Associates at 248-886-8650 to speak with our team for free at this time.

Note: Our firm utilized outside sources when creating this post. We have not independently verified the facts regarding this accident. If you find information that is incorrect, contact Christopher Trainor & Associates immediately so that we correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available about the accident. This post can be removed upon request.  

Disclaimer: The information provided in this post is not intended to be legal or medical advice. The photograph used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene. This post is not a solicitation for business. 

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