Many cities and towns have animal control ordinances to protect the general public. At times, some of these municipalities and cities may revisit their local laws in the aftermath of an especially terrifying dog attack. Unfortunately, many in Connecticut have suffered serious injuries from animal bites.
Anytime someone makes a decision to cross a Connecticut roadway, the potential for a serious accident exists. In spite of traffic lights and marked crosswalks, car accidents that involve pedestrians seldom end well for the person on foot. Many of these tragedies result in death or significant injuries.
The decision to ride a motorcycle comes with a silent acknowledgment that one may face many hazards from road conditions, weather and other motorists. To counteract these risks, the vast majority of motorcyclists pay close attention to the conditions and fellow drivers surrounding them. Unfortunately, even the most diligent Connecticut riders can suffer serious injuries when they get caught up in serious motorcycle accidents.
Specially trained guide dogs are an invaluable asset to the lives of their owners. Unfortunately, with the increase in other types of service animals, many are concerned about the danger these animals pose toward unsuspecting victims. While some states are considering changes in service animal laws to reduce the chances of serious animal bites, Connecticut legislators have not made any changes regarding therapy animals.