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Dog bites and insurance claims in Michigan

Posted on June 10th, 2013 No Comments

A recent report showed that Michigan is ranked sixth nationwide in dog bite insurance claims filed with State Farm. The report also showed Detroit to be the city in Michigan where the most postal carriers are assaulted by dogs.

According to the U.S. industry organization Insurance Information Institute, dog bites in the country cost insurance firms $489.7 million in 2012, a significant drop of 1.4 percent from $490.8 million in 2011.

The top 10 states for dog bite insurance claims are as follows: California with 451 claims worth $17.1 million, Illinois with 337 claims worth $9 million, Texas with 236 claims worth $4.3 million, Ohio with 235 claims worth $5 million, Pennsylvania with 165 claims worth $4.6 million, Michigan with 151 claims wroth $4.6 million, Indiana with 148 claims worth $2.7 million, Florida with 123 claims worth $7.1 million, Georgia with 121 claims worth $3.3 million, and New York with 11 claims worth $6.4 million.

Our lawyers at Ravid & Associates, P.C., understand that dog bites can cause serious complications for a victim and their family.  As such, we work diligently to help victims get compensation for their suffering. Call us at 877-PET-BITE today to find out how we can help.

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