1 out of every 73 people is bitten by a dog in the United States each year, making dog bites fairly common. Dog bites can cause serious injuries, including puncture wounds, cuts, bruises, scarring, face injuries, eye injuries, head and neck injuries, tissue, nerve and muscle damage, infections and rabies. In New Jersey, a dog bite victim has to prove only that the dog bite occurred, not that the pet owner was negligent. A dog owner in NJ is considered liable when their dog bites someone while in a private place or lawfully in a public place, even if the dog has never seemed vicious in the past. If you are bitten by a dog go to markcdewland.com or call 609-472-1377 and let us get you the compensation you deserve.