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Monday, August 29, 2011
Young Girl Bitten in Face by Pitbull in San Diego
A six-year-old girl was bitten on the face, chin, and one hand and arm after a pitbull lunged at her in the backyard of a friend's house in San Diego, California over the weekend. The girl reportedly threw candy in the dog's face causing the dog to react. The dog was chained in the yard during the incident.
The dog's owner was also bitten by the pitbull while trying to help the girl.
According to animal control officials, it doesn't take much to set an animal off that is confined in the yard like the dog in this situation. A spokesman for the San Diego County Animal Services states, "A dog on a chain cannot flea which means it will react immediately and will fight. Never keep a dog on a chain, it makes a good dog bad and a bad dog worse."
The pitbull has been quarantined and its fate will be decided in the next ten days. It may be euthanized.
Although no one can condone the dog's behavior, this is also an example of just how careful adults need to be when children are around animals. Taunting animals is never a good thing, but kids will be kids.
If you or a loved one has been bitten by a dog, please contact the Accident Lawyers Network to find an experienced dog bite attorney in your area today.
posted by Neil at 8:25 AM
Monday, August 8, 2011
Texas Billionaire Killed in Car Crash in Colorado
The co-founder of Michaels arts-and-craft stores, philanthropist, and Republican benefactor, Charles Wyly, was killed in a car accident near Aspen, Colorado on Sunday. The 77-year-old was allegedly turning left on Airport road in his Porsche 911 Targa, and was broadsided by a Ford Freestyle SUV just before 11:00am.
Wyly died from his injuries at Aspen Valley Hospital. The driver of the SUV received moderate injuries in the accident.
Wyly has a home in Woody Creek, a community near Aspen.
Wyly gave millions of dollars to the Dallas Museum of Art and was a philanthropist of different artistic causes. His brother and their wives also gave millions of dollars to Republican political causes. He served on the boards of the United Way of Dallas, The Dallas Museum of Art, and the Dallas Summer Musicals. He is a past chairman of the Dallas advisory board of the Salvation Army.
Wyly and his brother, Sam, have been under investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission since last year for illegal insider trading, which the SEC alleges has netted the Wylys over $550 million since the late 1990s.
If you have been involved in a car accident anywhere in the country, please contact an experienced car accident attorney in your area through the Accident Lawyers Network today.
posted by Neil at 8:28 AM
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