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Posted on May 17, 2016 by

Two-Year-Old Bitten by Dog and Hospitalized Near St. Louis

When a dog bites an adult, the injuries are rarely severe. However, when a two-year-old is involved, that’s a different story. A recent article on the Herald-Whig website discusses a recent incident involving a little girl being bitten by a dog at a Palmyra hotel, near St. Louis.

The owner of the dog was a resident at the Budget Inn, which was where the attack occurred. The little girl was there visiting her grandparents. The article states that the dog’s owner opened his hotel room door, and two dogs rushed out and attacked the toddler. One of the dogs knocked her down, while the other dog bit her on the head and back.

Her injuries were substantial because of her size and age, and an ambulance was called to rush her to a local St. Louis hospital for immediate treatment. At the time of the article, the situation was still being investigated. The owner claimed the dogs were boxers, and there was no record of either of them being vaccinated.

As your St. Louis dog bite attorney, we want you to know your rights in this type of situation. This article doesn’t state in detail what the child’s injuries were, but they could have been lifelong. You have rights, and if you or someone you love is attacked by a dog, you deserve justice. A St. Louis dog bite attorney can help you get it.