Dog Attack Kills One and Injures Two

As 3 people, 2 women and one man, were walking through a neighborhood one night around 2 am, 2 dogs attacked them. They were walking near the 8200 block of Leonora near Glen Prairie in Houston. The mauling led to the death of one woman—she was declared dead at the scene—serious injuries in the other—she was transported to Ben Taub Hospital—and minor injuries to the man. Houston Animal Control was able to respond and they caught one of the dogs. Officers returned to the scene to speak with the owner of the dogs, but he had fled and is presumed to have taken the other dog with him.

Legal Commentary
The victims of this accident and their families should contact an attorney at Fears | Nachawati to file personal injury civil claims against the dog’s owner for his negligence in properly containing his animals. A civil claim would require the owner to compensate the victims for medical expenses, pain, suffering, and anguish experienced during and after the attack, as well as funeral expenses for the women who was killed. If you or a loved one was affected by this accident or have had a similar experience, the successful personal injury attorneys at the Fears | Nachawati Law Firm can provide you with the legal expertise and representation necessary to effectively pursue a claim against the responsible party. For more information or to set up a free consultation call us at our office 1.866.705.7584 or send an email to the lead personal injury lawyer Majed Nachawati at mn@fnlawfirm.com.

About the Author
Majed Nachawati is a preeminent personal injury lawyer with a focus on representing victims and families involved in general personal injury claims, wrongful death, work accidents, automobile accidents, and product liability claims. He attended Richland High School, Southern Methodist University for his undergraduate degree, and The University of Houston for Law School. Following Law School, Mr. Nachawati completed a two year clerkship for a Texas Court of Appeals. After his tenure with the court, Mr. Nachawati has been recognized as a Super Lawyer in Texas Monthly Magazine for the past four years in a row due primarily to his legal excellence involving general personal injuries, catastrophic motor vehicle accidents, wrongful death, and products liability cases. Mr. Nachawati is a member of the State Bar of Texas Grievance Committee, The Million Dollar Advocates Forum, on the Board of Directors for the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, a Fellowship Member of the American Association for Justice, a member of the Board of Directors for Public Justice, a member of the Tarrant County Bar Association and Dallas Bar Association and Dallas Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Nachawati can be reached at 1.866.705.7584 or by email at mn@fnlawfirm.com.

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