Dog Bite/Animal Attack

Paul H. Cannon to Speak at Dog Bite CLE Seminar

For Immediate Release: Course: Investigating and Litigating Dog Bite Cases with Paul H. Cannon of Simmons and Fletcher, P.C. Simmons and Fletcher, P.C. is proud to announce that attorney Paul H. Cannon will be the speaker at a continuing legal education on November 4,... Read More >

Houston Mail Carriers Need Your Help Reducing Dog Attacks

For three years running, Houston has held a title given by the United States Post Office that we should be absolutely embarrassed about—Dog Bite Capital of America.  While many cities have seen a decline in the need to hire a dog bite attorney due to an attack, dog bite... Read More >

Texas Farm Animal Activity Act Does Not Apply to Ranchers

On June 12, 2020, the Texas Supreme Court handed down the opinion of Waak v Rodriguez in which they held that the heirs of a ranch hand killed by a bull while moving animals from one end of the ranch to the other were not barred from bringing claims against the ranch owner by... Read More >

Can Homeowner’s Insurance Refuse to Cover Dog Bites?

Homeowner’s insurance can refuse to cover an insured for dog bites and other damages done by a pet that lives in the covered household if there is an exclusion in the coverage that applies to injury and/or property damage caused by dogs or if there is no legal liability for... Read More >

Does My Dog Need Canine Liability Insurance?

You almost certainly have liability insurance for your car, and perhaps your business. Though you may not realize it, your homeowner’s insurance policy probably contains protection against liability for injuries that occur on your property. In short, liability insurance is a... Read More >

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