Dog Bites 101 in Arkansas
The very first thing to do, if you are bitten by a dog, is seek medical treatment right away.  For purely health reasons, if you are not treated quickly, the bite may become infected, which can lead to ever worse problems.
Topics covered in this report include:

  1. What to do if you are bitten by a dog
  2. Owner Liability for Dog Bites
  3. What makes a dog dangerous?
  4. The dog bite rules in Arkansas and Missouri
  5. Who else can be liable?
  6. Potential Defenses in Dog Bite Cases
  7. What Damages Can You Recover?

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Wesley Cottrell

Wes Cottrell earned his B.A. from Pittsburg State University in 1981 and his J.D. from the Washburn University School of Law in Topeka, Kansas in 1985. He was admitted to practice law in Kansas in 1986, in Missouri in 1987, in Arkansas in 1989, and Oklahoma in 1993. He is licensed to practice law in the United States District Court for the District of Kansas, eastern Arkansas, western Arkansas, and western Missouri. He was Deputy Prosecuting Attorney in Crawford County, Kansas from 1987-1989.

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