Accident News on May 18, 2019
Oktaha, OK (May 17, 2019) – On May 17, police and emergency crews responded to the scene of a dog attack.
According to police, Emily Oder was finishing up her last day of 5th grade. Oder was playing in the backyard of her home with a friend when she tripped and fell. That is when her neighbor’s two pit bulls attacked her.
Oder was hospitalized immediately following the incident for her injuries. The owner of the dogs agreed to have them euthanized consequent to their actions.
We pray this young girl is able to make a full recovery from her injuries.
Countless people are sent to hospitals annually for dog bites. Unfortunately, children who are injured in dog attacks often suffer severe and permanent injuries. Depending on the size and breed of dogs, children are at risk for suffering nerve damage, permanent scarring, and other injuries that can have a prolonged impact on their life.
When children are injured in dog attacks, it is crucial for their families to contact a personal injury attorney in Oklahoma as soon as possible. Victims may be able to obtain restitution to cover all the medical costs incurred from the incident as well as compensation for other damages sustained.
For over 84-years, attorneys who work at McIntyre Law have helped countless victims get the compensation and justice they deserve for their injuries. Dog bites can have a lasting mental and physical impact on the lives of victims, which is why it is crucial to obtain justice for the incident. Contact our skilled injury accident attorneys in Oklahoma at (405) 917-5250 to get help now.
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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.