Archive for Moreno Valley dog bite

Source: San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner report

COLTON, California —  Jose Aguilera, 25, of Moreno Valley was killed early Monday morning after he was ejected from his car after it flipped and rolled multiple times on a dirt shoulder at the intersection of Woodson and Reche Canyon roads, according to a San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner report.

According to the coroner report, it was just after midnight when Aguilera was allegedly speeding in this residential section of Colton, a community of 52,000 in San Bernardino County.

Speed was indicated as the primary collision factor in 29% of the fatal and injury collisions, according to the 2009 California Statewide Integrated Traffic Report.

“Indeed many drivers travel too fast for road conditions and as a result can lose control of a vehicle, especially as they enter a curve in the road,” said Attorney West Seegmiller, founder of the Seegmiller Law Firm.

Every traffic accident is a tragedy not only for the family impacted by the collision, but by friends, co-workers and acquaintances that have been touched by the victim’s life.

If you have been injured in a car accident we know that this is a difficult time. Most people will be involved in some sort of crash in their lifetimes, but serious crashes can be devastating both emotionally and financially to victims.

For more than three decades, the legal experts at Seegmiller Law Firm have represented hundreds of clients who were injured in serious traffic accidents as the result of someone else’s negligence. Certainly no amount of money will take away the pain of a victim’s injuries or a family’s loss, but it can help put them back on the road to recovery and in some cases bring justice to those who survive.

The Seegmiller Law Firm can be reached at 1-855-ASK–WEST.  For over 30 years, the firm has been a staunch advocate for victims’ rights and has fought for clients involved in personal injury and wrongful death cases, including premises liability, product liability, auto accidents, dog bites, nursing home negligence, medical malpractice, at-work injuries and more.  The firm has offices in Irvine, Riverside, Los Angeles and San Bernardino, California, and Las Vegas, Nevada.


RIVERSIDE COUNTY, California –  A 120-pound bull mastiff dog escaped from its yard and attacked a 6-year-old boy and his mother Maria Juarez as they walked past the dog’s home  in a Moreno Valley residential neighborhood, according to police reports.

The dog first attacked Juarez’s son Ruben mauling his head and ripping off part of his ear. The mother, who was pushing a younger sibling in a stroller, was also bitten on her hip after she intervened in an attempt to stop the dog from attacking her son. The younger child in the stroller was not harmed in the dog attack.

Both the mother and son were taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Doctors were able to re-attach the boy’s ear

The Jan. 24 dog bite incident took place just before noon on Indian  Avenue near Sunnymead Boulevard. The owner of the dog came to help the family and put the dog back into its yard prior to the arrival of police. The dog owner was not cited for the incident.

The dog owner handed over the dog to Moreno Valley animal control officials who placed it under quarantine, but the 18-month-old animal is most likely going to be euthanized due to the unprovoked attack.

Under California Civil Code Section 3342, the dog owner in this situation may be held accountable for the actions of the dog: “The owner of any dog is liable for the damages suffered by any person who is bitten by the dog while in a public place or lawfully in a private place, including the property of the owner of the dog, regardless of the former viciousness of the dog or the owner’s knowledge of such viciousness.”

Roughly 4.5 million Americans are bitten by dogs every year and one in five dog bite injuries are serious enough to require some sort of medical attention, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

“Vicious dog attacks are common in the United States with more than 30,000 people undergoing reconstructive surgery as a result of them just in 2006,” said Attorney West Seegmiller, founder of a Southern California law firm that specializes in handling cases involving victims of dog bites. “The wounds from a vicious dog bite may soon heal, but sadly victims may have physical and emotional scars that remain for years to come.”

For roughly 30 years, the legal experts at Seegmiller Law Firm have represented hundreds of injured clients. Additionally, our legal team has also handled hundreds of wrongful death claims for families of victims killed in traffic accidents. Indeed, the personal injury law firm has a proven track record supported by settlements ranging from several thousand dollars to millions.

Have you been the victim of a dog bite attack in a California or Nevada? Do you need a California Personal Injury Law Firm? Are you searching for a Nevada Personal Injury Law Firm?

Seegmiller is a California Personal Injury Law Firm with a track record of proven results. There is no cost to clients until our experienced team of lawyers and legal professionals have won your case. Finding the best personal injury attorney can mean you will get the settlement you need to get your life back on track. Compensation for your injuries, loss of wages and pain and suffering can’t take away the trauma of the accident, but it can help you rebuild your life.

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