Dog Bite Statistics

Latest State Farm Insurance Study Includes Worst States And Cities For Dog Bites Attacks

The recent June, 2011, State Farm Insurance press release provided by the Insurance Information Institute concerning homeowners’ liability insurance payments conclude that in 2010 the most dog bite claims were paid in the following states.

The list of the top dog bite states are as follows:

STATE NUMBER OF CLAIMS CLAIM VALUE IN MILLIONS
California 360 $11.30
Illinois 317 $9.70
Ohio 215 $5.70
Texas 202 $3.70
Michigan _06 $5.20
Pennsylvania 155 $3.90
Florida 146 $5.60
Minnesota 139 $3.40
New York 118 $4.30
Indiana 114 $1.80

Additional Dog Bite Statistics:

  • The highest number of dog bite cases are in children between 5 and 9 years old
  • The United States had 34 fatal dog attacks in 2010
  • An average of 1,000 Americans being treated every day in an emergency department as the result of dog bites
  • Dog bite losses result in over $1 billion dollars annually

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Riverside, CA 92504
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