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Dangerous Dog Procedure Act to Become Law on June 1

May 30, 2018
In 2017, there were 39 dog attack-related fatalities in the United States, and two of those tragic deaths occurred in Alabama. The most recent fatality occurred in December 2017, when Emily Colvin, a 24-year-old Jackson County resident, was killed by a pack of dogs right outside of her home. In response to her tragic death,... read more

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Alabama Dog Owners Could Face Jail Time for Dog Attacks Under New Law

March 5, 2018
Alabama lawmakers recently passed a bill that imposes tougher fines and restrictions on dog owners whose dogs have seriously injured or killed innocent people. Emily’s Law is named in honor of Emily Colvin, a 24-year-old woman who died tragically in a horrific five-dog attack in December of 2017. Under the new law, the po... read more

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Watch Attorney Mike White Share Insights on Alabama Dog Bite Accident Laws

February 16, 2018
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), approximately 4.5 million dog bites occur in the United States every year. Although it may be hard to believe that dog attacks are such a large problem in the U.S., Floyd Hunter gets calls regularly about Alabama dog attack injuries. With February being National Responsibl... read more

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A Recent Vicious Dog Accident Raises Concerns About Animal Safety

December 1, 2017
Every 75 seconds a dog bite occurs in the United States, accounting for more than 1,000 emergency room visits a day. Every year in the United States thousands are severely injured or killed as a result of vicious dog attacks. Dog bites and animal attacks are a serious public health issue that can be decreased […] Continue Reading

Do You Know Which Dog Breeds Are Most Likely to Attack a Person?

August 14, 2017
According to the CDC there are roughly 4,500,000 dog bite attacks each year in the United States. This means that a dog will bite 1 out of every 72 people in 2017. As much as we love our furry friends, it is always important to be aware of the potential dangers around certain dogs, especially […] Continue Reading