Bridgeport, CT (August 2, 2019) – On July 30, emergency crews responded to the scene of a child injury in the 1000 block of Sylvan Avenue just before 8:40 p.m.
According to reports from Ms. Angel Blackmon, she and her three children were riding through the area when a dog jumped up and entered into her vehicle. The dog climbed on top of a young boy and two other small children, all of whom fought the dog in an effort to prevent further injuries to themselves.
Ms. Blackmon fell during the scuffle, causing injuries to her knee. Ms. Blackmon and her three children went to an area hospital immediately after the incident.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Ms. Angel Blackmon and her children at this time.
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Every year, more than 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs across the United States. Unfortunately, children are the victims of these vision attacks over 50% of the time. Not only are those involved at risk of being seriously injured, but dog attacks often result in serious emotional and psychological distress. When victims are injured by other people's dogs, it is imperative that they contact a personal injury attorney in Connecticut as soon as possible.
Connecticut dog bite attorneys at the Law Offices of Paul Levin understand the difficulties dog attack victims deal with after their incidents. For this reason, we are dedicated to helping victims hold irresponsible dog owners accountable for their actions. Over the years, we have helped countless victims get full and fair compensation to alleviate the burdens incurred from their accidents. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Connecticut at (860) 322-5302 to see how we can help you.
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Disclaimer: As active members in our local and statewide communities, we are saddened by these accidents and our hearts go out to the friends, family, and victims affected by them. Our intent in these posts is to raise awareness in our community of the dangers involved in these activities and to hopefully prevent future injuries. This information should not be misconstrued as legal advice, and you should always speak with an experienced legal professional about your case. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.
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