We all understand that dogs and other domestic pets can sometimes attack, resulting in a bite or another personal injury. However, as owning exotic pets continues to rise in popularity in and near Orlando, it is wise to practice caution when encountering these animals in public or at the home of someone you know.
Fortunately, attacks by dangerous exotic pets rarely occur, according to an animal expert from Pet Helpful. Typically, exotic animal bites happen only about ten times per year across all species. By contrast, dog attacks kill approximately 30 Americans each year.
Many individuals keep exotic animals in their homes or are held in captivity by zoos or other agencies. Some of the attacks that could occur in a private setting (like someone’s house) here in our Florida community include:
Severe personal injury stemming from an animal attack can disrupt your entire life and pose significant financial hardships. If you have suffered from an exotic pet attack, learning about state injury and compensation laws can ensure you get the funds you need to recover and maintain your way of life.