Top 10 States By Estimated Number and Cost of Dog Bite Claims, 2022 (1)

 

Rank State Number of claims Average cost per claim Value of claims ($ millions)
1 California 1,954 $78,818 $154.0
2 Florida 1,331 78,203 104.1
3 Texas 1,017 65,923 67.0
4 New York 969 77,421 75.0
5 Michigan 905 49,502 44.8
6 Pennsylvania 805 66,636 53.6
7 Illinois 729 67,238 49.0
8 Ohio 658 50,692 33.4
9 New Jersey 550 74,837 41.2
10 Georgia 475 61,082 29.0
  Top 10 9,393 $69,323 $651.2
  Other 8,188 $61,199 $501.1
  Total United Stat es 17,583 $64,555 $1,135.1
(1) Includes other dog-related injuries that have impacted claims such as fractures or other blunt force trauma injuries. Source: Insurance Information Institute, State Farm®.