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Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) also known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) is a pain syndrome that is considered more painful on the McGill University Pain Scale (42/50) than childbirth or amputation. Approximately 200,000 people in the United States suffer from this terrible syndrome. Allodynia is a common symptom of CRPS. Allodynia is pain sensitization from stimulation that is normally not painful. For instance, a mild temperature change or gentle physical touch may cause severe pain.
Attorney Patrick O’Hara obtained a judgment for over $900,000 for a young girl that was attacked by a neighbor’s pit bull. The dog escaped through a broken window. The unprovoked dog charged the young girl and bit her on the legs in her own driveway.
Attorney Patrick O’Hara obtained a judgment for over $900,000 for a young girl that was attacked by a neighbor’s pit bull. The dog escaped through a broken window. The unprovoked dog charged the young girl and bit her on the legs in her own driveway. One of the dog owners eventually pulled the dog off the victim. The victim’s mother sought medical treatment for her daughter immediately after the event
Punitive damages are damages awarded against a defendant as punishment for conduct such as fraud, malice or gross negligence. Occasionally, the news media publishes stories about large punitive damage verdicts. What is often not mentioned in these stories is the reduction of punitive damages by judges pursuant to state law.
Earlier this summer, a passenger was attacked on a Delta flight by a fifty-pound emotional support dog sitting on the lap of a passenger next to him. The victim was unable to escape because he was in a window seat, and the dog blocked the route of escape. The man was bit on his face multiple times. He received 28 stitches on his face. He will likely have permanent scarring.
Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), also known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome (RSDS) and Causalgia, is the most painful form of chronic pain that exists. CRPS is a disease affecting the Sympathetic Nervous System. The pain caused by the disease is constant, intense and out of proportion to the original injury. CRPS usually affects one of the four limbs, but it can occur in any area of the body.
The doctrine of parental immunity in its most basic form prevents children from recovering compensation from a parent for negligence. The parental immunity doctrine was first judicially created in Mississippi over 100 years ago in 1891. States vary in how they apply the doctrine. Numerous exceptions to the doctrine exist in different states.
Sometimes dogs attack without exhibiting aggression in the past. However, there are multiple factors that increase the likelihood of a dog attacking. Below are some of the factors that increase the likelihood of a dog attacking a person.
Surveillance video captured a pit bull chase a 7-year-old boy and attack him as he tried to escape. The unprovoked attack occurred outside Austin in Manor, Texas. The dog owner ran after the dog and pulled him off the child shortly after the attack began. The boy suffered numerous bites and scratches to his legs and back.
An 11-year-old girl was attacked by two bull mastiffs while walking to her school bus stop. The attack occurred in Yonkers, New York in the morning. The dogs were unrestrained with the owner nowhere in sight. The dogs attacked the young girl by knocking her to the ground and biting her all over her body.