Injured Woman Wins Big Against Insurance Company in Madison County, Illinois

On October 20, 2011, in Auto Accident, Dog Bite Attorney, Personal Injury, by K. Lindsay Rakers

I had the pleasure, along with my colleague Andrew Mundwiller – both of The Cagle Law Firm, to represent a very kind woman who was ignored and insulted for three years by Grinnell Mutual Insurance Company. Our client found a dog for her step brother who had lost a dog a few years earlier. Plaintiff frequently saw the dog, played with it and even cared for it when the owners were out of town. One day in 2008, Plaintiff visited … Continue Reading >

Animal Attacks Don’t Always Involve Dogs

On March 15, 2011, in Dog Bite Attorney, Personal Injury, by K. Lindsay Rakers

When we think about animal attacks, we often think about injuries caused by dogs. A family in Griggsville, Illinois (100 miles north of St. Louis, Missouri), learned that animal attack injuries aren’t always caused by dogs. This particular family owed a raccoon they purchased from a breeder. The raccoon wasn’t the typical wild animal we hear about but instead was trained to use a litter box like a cat, walked on a leash like a dog, and even registered with … Continue Reading >

Dog Bite Laws Have Changed in Missouri

On May 25, 2010, in Dog Bite Attorney, Personal Injury, by K. Lindsay Rakers

Dog bite attacks can be vicious and result in serious injuries. Sometimes, especially in attacks of the elderly and children, the dog bites can be fatal. It is crucial that individuals injured in a dog bite attack seek attorney representation immediately. In most circumstances, the dog owner will not be cooperative. You need an attorney to gather crucial information right away. An experienced Missouri dog bite attorney will obtain statements from all witnesses and the dog owner, contact animal control … Continue Reading >

Dog kills elderly woman

On November 30, 2009, in Dog Bite Attorney, Personal Injury, by K. Lindsay Rakers

KSDK reported that an elderly Flora, Illinois woman was attacked by a dog early Monday and died later that same day. The victim, identified as 85-year-old Rosie L. Humphries, was walking her dog when she was attacked by a pit bull. The attacking dog mauled both Ms. Humphries and her dog. Although police officers and residents administered first aid to Ms. Humphries, she was pronounced dead at the scene. Her dog was also killed in the attack. The attacking dog’s … Continue Reading >

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