Vicious Pit Bull Dog Attack Orangecrest Avenue Near Azusa

 Vicious Pit Bull Dog Attack on Man Orangecrest Avenue Near Azusa

4 Pit Bull Dogs Attack Man, Woman in Backyard of Home

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (Feb. 28, 2024) — Four Pit Bull dogs attacked and mauled a man and woman at a home Tuesday on Orangecrest Avenue where they were dog sitting in the Azusa area.

The attack happened just before 12 p.m. on Feb. 27th in the 5000 block of Orangecrest Avenue, near Gladstone Street, according to MyNewsLA.

The unidentified man, and his mother, were both mauled by the dogs in the backyard of the home. One of the dogs belonged to the victim and also reportedly turned on him.

Paramedics responded and transported the injured man and woman to a hospital. Despite serious injuries to the man and minor injuries to the woman, they are both expected to survive.

Dog Bite Attacks in California

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Every day, roughly one thousand people are treated at hospitals in the United States for dog bite injuries or attacks. Our state ranks second in the country for the number of injuries and deaths due to vicious dog attacks.  Overall, nationwide there are roughly 4.5 million dog attacks annually.

Also, in 2020, U.S. homeowners insurance policies paid victims of dog attacks some $854 million in liability claims, according to the Insurance Information Institute.

Johnson Attorneys Group handles personal injury claims due to dog bite attacks, trip and fall accidents and other incidents. We do not represent any of the parties mentioned above. We do not intend to represent any of the parties. If you would like to contribute to this story or you have legal questions, please contact us.

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