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Archive for February, 2022

What Can You Do If Your Neighbor’s Dog Attacks You?

Posted on: February 25th, 2022  padog

Medical Treatment

  1. Promptly go to the nearest hospital.
  2. Medical care is essential if the vicious dog’s teeth broke through your skin.
  3. When was the last time you had a tetanus shot?
  4. Take all medications prescribed by the doctor to their completion.


  1. If possible, communicate with the dog owner regarding their dog’s rabies vaccination status.
  2. Do not accept as the complete truth a non-verified verbal claim by your neighbor that their vicious canine is up-to-date with its vaccinations.
  3. Request to see the actual vaccine documents and/or get permission to talk to the vet’s staff.

Document Your Injuries

  1. Take photos before and after the medical treatment.
  2. If you are able to do so safely, photograph and/or videotape the dangerous dog owned by your neighbor


  1. Report the dog attack to the PA Dog Warden for your County.
  2. Call the PA dog attack attorney at 800-980-4842.
  3. Put Thomas J. Newell‘s 41 years of litigation experience to work for you.
  4. The lawyer for PA dog bite injuries provides a free HOME consultation for all of his dog attack clients.

Looking for a “Dog Bite Lawyer Near Me?”

Posted on: February 18th, 2022  padog
  • THE PA dog attack lawyer travels all over the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to represent injured dog bite victims.
  • What could be easier than speaking with Attorney Newell personally over the phone and then inviting him to come to meet with you in your residence?
  • By providing a free HOME consult, the Pennsylvania dog bite injury attorney puts the convenience of the client first.
  • Attorney Thomas J. Newell knows how traumatic a vicious dog attack can be.
  • Meeting with the lawyer for dog bites in PA in the comfort of your home will ease the mental stress of hiring an attorney to serve your legal needs.
  • Frequently, family members have additional insight into the facts of the unprovoked dog attack, as well as detailed information concerning the victim’s injuries.
  • The PA dog bite attack lawyer welcomes the opportunity to speak with all family members who have relevant information.
  • Call Attorney Newell today at 800-980-4842.

Need a “PA Dog Attack Attorney Near Me”?

Posted on: February 12th, 2022  padog
  • Attorney Thomas J. Newell provides a free home consultation to his PA dog bite clients.
  • What could be more convenient than to have the PA dog bite lawyer sit down with you at your kitchen table to discuss your case with you?
  • If the scene of the unprovoked dog attack is nearby, he will personally view it with you.
  • If your child has been bitten, it is always much easier for them to talk with Attorney Newell in the familiar surroundings of their home rather than at an intimidating law office.
  • Why go through the hassle of travel, parking and sitting in a waiting room when the lawyer for dog bite injuries will come to you?
  • Call Attorney Thomas J. Newell today @ 800-980-4842.

What Powers Do PA Dog Wardens Have?

Posted on: February 4th, 2022  padog

A Pennsylvania Dog Warden has many powers including:

  1. Request the name and address of anyone who the PA Dog Warden suspects has violated the PA Dog Law;
  2. Investigate all potential PA Dog Law violations;
  3. Cite and prosecute any Pennsylvania dog owner who the PA Dog Warden believes has violated the PA Dog Law, including:
    a. Section 305 – Failure to Confine
    b. Section 502-A – Harboring a Dangerous Dog
  4. Request a District Justice to subpoena all eyewitnesses to testify on behalf of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania concerning a PA Dog Law Citation;
  5. Request all documents regarding licensing and proof of rabies vaccination from any dog owner within the Dog Warden’s County;
  6. Cite and prosecute any PA dog owner who fails to provide proof of rabies vaccination as required in the PA Rabies Prevention and Control in Domestic Animals and Wildlife Act a/k/a “The Rabies Act.”
  7. Seize and detain any dog that is running loose and not under the control of a competent person as required by the PA Dog Law.

The PA dog attack attorney has worked with many PA Dog Wardens throughout Pennsylvania to help obtain convictions for cases involving his dog bite victims. Call Attorney Thomas J. Newell today @ 800-980-4842 for a free home consultation.