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Why Do Dog Leashes Snap Off and Cause Eye Injuries?

Dog leashes even with normal use can snap off and pop back up to injure the eyes of the owner. The typical eye injuries to using a dog leash can include:

  • Damage to eyes
  • Blindness when leash snaps back
  • Loss of visual acuity
  • Blunt trauma to the eyes
  • Full-thickness macular hole
  • Zonular rupture
  • Vitreous prolapse in anterior chamber of the eye
  • Neck injury

People who are injured by a dog leash think that they have to suffer in silence, but you don’t. It is possible for you to call our law office at the DTLA Law Group, and talk to our legal team about your personal injuries today.

Can Dog Pulling on Leash Cause Miscarriage?

By pulling too hard on an ill-designed dog leash, it can lead to a miscarriage of a pregnant woman. If you pull too hard on a leash for a dog, and the leash snaps back at you, it can cause serious damage to a growing fetus. This can cause serious health issues for a pregnant woman, including:

  • Death
  • Hemorrhage
  • Bleeding internally
  • Pain
  • Infections in the pelvis
  • Cervical damage
  • Broken bones
  • Sepsis
  • Organ failure
  • Uterine perforation
  • Uterine rupture

If you have experienced or suffered a miscarriage, as diagnosed because of using a dog leash, you need to call our law office immediately. We are on your side, and can talk to you about the next steps to initiating a lawsuit on the merits of your case.

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Why Did My Dog Leash Break Off and Cause an Injury?

There can be a good reason, bad reason or no reason that your dog leash broke off and caused you an injury. Dog leashes have been recalled in the past, and there is no telling if your particular dog leash was on a prior recall list or not. Except that if it was on a prior recall list, then the manufacturer is going to be at fault for this type of accident. Either way, the manufacturer is responsible for a serious injury as the result of a dog leash being used in the proper way, to walk a dog.

Dog Leash Hand and Wrist Injuries

Dog leashes can put an enormous strain on your hand and wrists. This is the start of a serious injury when a dog leash is able to pull your hand and wrist, sometimes quite literally out of the sockets. You can expect a dog leash to strain and pull the muscles in your hand and wrists, and can even fracture a finger or over extend a joint as well. If this has happened to you,

Dog Leash Finger Injuries

Finger and distal phalangeal skeletal with soft tissue injuries are highly common with the use of dog leashes. A dog leash can injure the owner’s fingers quite easily, and even cause an amputation of the fingers. When there are open injuries of the fingers, it can include:

  • Lacerations
  • Open wounds
  • Closed wounds
  • Nail trauma
  • Fingertip injuries
  • Mini-compartment syndrome
  • Dislocation of the fingers
  • Collateral ligament injuries
  • Distal phalanx injuries
  • Permanently broken nails
  • Crushing injuries of the fingertip
  • Exposed bone injuries
  • Finger deformities
  • Fingers broken
  • Painful stiffness in finger joints
  • Severe crushing injuries of the finger
  • Fingers caught in the dog leash and amputated
  • Permanent nail bed crushing injuries
  • Avulsion injuries

If you have been injured by a dog leash, you can call the DTLA Law Group right now, to get the legal advice you require in this type of situation.

Soft Tissue Injuries from a Dog Pulling on a Dog Leash While Walking the Dog

There are many soft tissue injuries that can be sustained when a dog leash pulls the owner of the dog too far. Many times, it is the defective dog leash itself, that provides the issue when being used by the dog owner. But the dog owner won’t know that the dog leash is a problem, until it is used when trying to walk the owner’s dog. Typical soft tissue injuries that can result from using a dog leash that is defective include:

  • Neurovascular injuries
  • Foreign bodies snapping back onto the owner
  • Piercing the owner’s eye
  • Severe pain and lacerations from the leash
  • Compartment syndrome
  • Necrotizing fasciitis
  • Loss of sensation in the hand, wrist or fingers
  • Loss of nerve function
  • Loss of circulation in the hand
  • Injury due to underlying structures
  • Deep cuts and lacerations from the dog leash
  • Damage to the tendons in the arm or shoulder
  • Shoulder popping or displacement
  • Deep cutting wounds to the hand or arm
  • Lacerations with deep infections
  • Torn skin
  • Scars on the skin
  • Requirements for skin grafts to missing skin areas
  • Skin tension
  • Abrasions
  • Hematomas
  • Ruptured blood vessels
  • Tearing of the skin
  • Tearing of skin tissue
  • Avulsion injuries
  • Damages to skin around the wound
  • Open chronic wounds
  • Perforation of skin tissue

Our legal team is ready to go over your personal injuries sustained as a result of using a dog leash. You can talk to us in confidence, and we will review your case with you right now. It is easy to pick up the phone and give us a call today. You can talk to a lawyer with experience in personal injuries right now!

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We are here for you when you want to talk to someone about your legal case. You can best believe that we will listen to your concerns and answer all of your questions. Just put in a call to our legal team of attorneys, who specialize in personal injury claims regarding dog leash injuries. You can call us to talk to a lawyer with a solid specialty in serious and debilitating personal injury claims.

Can I Sue for Personal Injuries from Using a Dog Leash?

Yes, we can sue if you have personal injuries that you sustained after using a dog leash. You can call us in our Los Angeles legal office, to talk to our case lawyers who can file a lawsuit on your behalf. You will feel comfortable talking to our case attorneys in Los Angeles, and we can sue to get you the money you deserve in a full settlement in this type of personal injury case.

Call for a Free Consultation

We are able to offer to you a free consultation when you give us a call right now. We make this offer every day, but it will start the process to help you recover if you are injured by a dog leash. Just give us a call today, we are waiting to talk to you now.

hurt, you will potentially receive a larger settlement offer than if you only suffered minor injuries. The insurance agent wants to preserve profits and not pay out settlements, and we aim to bring you the maximum settlement available under the law. Our goal is to secure you compensation for the following:

  • Medical bills and expenses from the past and future for surgery, hospitalization fees, medication, physical therapy, and more
  • Lost wages if you were unable to work or could not return to work in the future
  • Property damage to cover lost items and personal belongings
  • Pain and suffering damages to account for emotional trauma, anxiety, PTSD, fear, and more

You should not be expected to foot the bill for all of these expenses if you were not responsible for the incident in the first place. A defective product claim can allow you to receive the compensation you need to pay for these damages.

Our Firm’s Promise

Our goal at the Downtown LA Law Group is to ensure that you are wholly covered for your losses if you were hurt because of a defective product. Our product liability lawyers are known as the best in town, and we have years of experience and numerous reviews to back us up. We will stop at nothing to bring you every penny you deserve, even if it means going to court to defend your rights.

For a free legal consultation, call our law offices today. All consultations are confidential and your private information or case details will not be shared elsewhere. We will also give you our zero fee guarantee on your case. We won’t get paid unless and until we win. If we lose, we get nothing at all. Either way, your finances will not be altered by pursuing legal help with us.

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