Rockford, IL (November 16, 2019) – A dog attack has taken place during the evening hours in Rockford on Friday night. The incident occurred at around 10:00 p.m. According to sources, emergency personnel and the Rockford Police were called to the scene where a dog was actively attacking both a man and a woman on the 600 block of Score Street.
A passerby that witnessed the incident took action by calling the authorities to come and provide assistance and aid to the dog attack victims.
The victims climbed on top of a vehicle to get away from the dog. Injuries from the attack were reported. It is unknown at this time who the owner of the dog is. Information regarding the severity of the injuries has not been released.
The authorities are investigating the details of the incident.
Our thoughts are with the injured parties in hopes of a full recovery.
Dog Attacks And Dog Bites In Rockford
Dog bites are both emotionally and mentally painful. They can not only cause physical wounds but they can also be the source of serious infections that can wreak havoc throughout your body. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 5 victims of dog attacks needs medical attention. Over 36% of all households in the United States have at least one dog. Children under 15 are the most at-risk group of people to be bitten by a dog.
A dog attack is scary and traumatizing. Overcoming the injuries and dealing with the emotional shock is a tall order. The Janesville dog bite attack lawyers at Alexander J. Smith Law Offices understand these challenges and are on your side after such an incident. Our team of Janesville serious injury attorneys will fight for you so that you will see a fair settlement after such a horrible event.
The lawyers at the Alexander J. Smith Law Offices will help you pursue your rightful compensation for your injuries after the dog attack. Call us today to set up a free consultation at (608) 237-7035 for residents of Wisconsin or (815) 2439686 for residents of Illinois. One of our highly knowledgeable Wisconsin and Illinois personal injury attorneys will help you with your personal injury claim.
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Disclaimer: As members of the local community, we hope everyone in our community is safe and protected. We cover the events included in this blog as a way to offer support to the victims in similar circumstances and to provide relief during these difficult times. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal advice, and you should speak with a trained legal professional for more information regarding your situation.