Oklahoma City, OK (August 1, 2019) – On August 1st, the Oklahoma City Police Department responded to a request for help near the intersection of South Kentucky Avenue and Southwest 89th Street.
According to reports, a woman in the area requested help after two large pit bulls entered onto her property and killed her dog. After fighting with the property owner’s dog, the two dogs attacked the woman.
The woman was injured in the incident and provided medical treatment.
The homeowner reports that she does not know who owns the dogs or where they came from. However, she noted that the dogs also killed a cat in the area prior to entering onto her property.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Dog Bites In Oklahoma
The Center for Disease Control estimates that 4.6 million Americans are bitten by dogs annually. Sadly, these incidents often require extensive medical treatment and result in extensive mental, physical, and financial devastation for victims.
The State of Oklahoma imposes strict liability for damages on owners who allow their dogs to run at large. These owners can be held liable for medical expenses, lost wages, and various other damages resulting from their dogs attacking others. When victims are injured by dogs in Oklahoma, it is imperative that they contact a personal injury attorney in Oklahoma as soon as possible to protect their legal rights.
For over 84 years, McIntyre Law’s dog bite attorneys in Oklahoma have helped countless victims get the justice and compensation they deserve for their injuries. Our attorneys understand the difficulties victims face after being involved in these horrific accidents. For this reason, we work diligently to ensure those harmed are able to recover the maximum amount of compensation to cover the damages they incur. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Oklahoma at (405) 917-5250 to see how we can help you.
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Disclaimer: At McIntyre Law, P.C., we are active members in our local communities and in those across Oklahoma. While we hope the pain and suffering experienced in these accidents never happen to anyone, these kinds of events are all too common across our state. Our goal is that these posts will raise awareness and prevent future accidents from occurring. The information included within should not be misconstrued as legal advice and you should always consult with a trained legal professional about the specifics of your situation before taking any action.