Salt Lake City, UT – 5-Year-Old Boy Bit By Dog Near 5100 South 3200 WestUtah Legal News
Salt Lake City, UT (March 26, 2019) – On Tuesday, March 26, a young child was attacked by a dog.
The incident took place near 5100 South and 3200 West in Salt Lake City where a five-year-old boy was bitten by a dog. The child was taken to Primary Children’s Hospital following the incident for medical treatment.
The child is reportedly in fair condition at this time, and medical professionals were able to minimize bleeding.
Our thoughts are with the young child and his family at this time. We pray that he will be able to fully recover from the injuries he sustained in this attack.
Dog Bites In Utah
Each year, over 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs across the United States. Sadly, the majority of victims are between the ages of five and nine years old.
When dog bites occur, they can have a truly devastating impact on the victim’s life. These injuries can lead to loss of limbs, muscle and nerve damage, and permanent scarring. Sadly, children often suffer the most severe injuries from dog bites.
Our skilled and reputable personal injury attorneys at Siegfried & Jensen understand the devastating impact dog bites can have on victims and their families. This is especially true in cases where children are injured by other people’s dogs. Our knowledgeable dog bite attorneys have helped thousands of victims across Utah collect over $850 million for their personal injury cases since 1990, and we are dedicated to helping those injured get the justice and compensation they deserve. If you were injured in a dog bite incident, contact our Utah personal injury attorneys at (801) 845-9000 to schedule a free consultation today.
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