Alaskan Malamute Attacks
Alaskan Malamute Bite Injuries
As both the oldest and the largest of the Arctic sled dogs, Alaskan Malamutes have a formidable presence. Although sometimes confused for Siberian Huskies, Alaskan Malamutes are larger dogs with their own distinctive markings and qualities. It is not uncommon for an Alaskan Malamute to weigh upwards of 100 pounds for example, although the desired size is generally described as 75 pounds for females and 85 pounds for males. Alaskan Malamute attacks can be worse than Husky attackes due to their larger size.
Alaskan Malamutes can make wonderful family pets as they are both dignified and loyal to their owners. However, when not properly trained, loyalty can turn to possessiveness and aggression that becomes quite dangerous. Alaskan Malamutes can also be viewed as dangerous simply because of their size. Alaskan Malamute attacks can cause harm far beyond what a smaller dog might cause, simply because its larger stature provides more force.
If you or a loved one has been attacked or bitten by an Alaskan Malamute, you may have suffered serious harm as a result. At Simmons and Fletcher, our Houston dog bite lawyers understand the consequences that a dog bite can have and the financial burden it may cause.
The Harsh Results of an Alaskan Malamute Bite
When you have an encounter with an aggressive Alaskan Malamute, the outcome is going to vary depending upon how long and how hard the dog bit you for as well as on how many bites you sustained.
Some possible consequences of Alaskan Malamute attacks, however, include bruises, scrapes and cuts, broken bones, scarring, and disfigurement. Due to the size of the Alaskan Malamute, you may also suffer a brain injury or other damage if the dog knocks you over or if you are knocked backwards and fall.
Whatever the consequences of the attack and whatever the injuries you sustained, you may not be responsible for bearing the cost. Call Simmons and Fletcher, P.C., to evaluate your dog bite claim.
Let Us Represent You after an Alaskan Malamute Bite
The lawyers at Simmons and Fletcher, P.C. believe that every dog owner should be held accountable for allowing an animal to hurt someone. We represent injured victims exclusively. Call us today for a consultation: 800-298-0111.
Paul Cannon has practiced personal injury trial law since 1995. He is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law (2005). He has earned recognition as a Super Lawyer by Thompson Reuters in 2017 & 2018, and as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers Association in 2017. He is a Shareholder, trial lawyer and online marketing manager at Simmons and Fletcher, P.C. His legal writings have been published by the Texas Bar Journal, Business.com, Lawyer.com HG Legal Resources, Lawfirms.com, and others. He has been asked to give education talks and media interviews on dog bite law.