TOP 10 STATES WITH ESTIMATED NUMBER AND COST OF DOG BITE CLAIMS, 2014 (1)
State Number of claims Average cost per claim Value of claims ($ millions)
CA 1,867 $33,649 $62.8
OH 1,009 21,983 22.2
NY 910 56,628 51.5
IL 872 34,894 30.4
PA 861 26,211 22.6
MI 693 38,302 26.5
TX 621 16,205 10.1
IN 481 21,287 10.2
GA 388 31,497 12.2
WI 388 26,873 10.4
Top 10 8,090 $32,018 $259.0
Other States 8,460 $32,124 $271.8
U.S. 16,550 $32,072 $530.8
(1) Includes other dog-related injuries. Source: Insurance Information Institute, State Farm®.