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NBA Aaron Gordon’s Close Call Sheds Light on Dog Bite Injuries

In a recent exposé, NBA star Aaron Gordon shared a personal encounter that almost jeopardized his thriving career. The 2023 NBA champion attributed a playful moment with his furry friend to an unexpected turn of events. Gordon’s admission of being a bit too indulgent in holiday eggnog and engaging in roughhousing with his dog resulted in a dog bite injury that left him with 21 stitches across his shooting hand.

While Gordon can count himself fortunate for a swift return to the court, this incident underscores the often-underestimated consequences of dog bites, extending beyond immediate physical injuries to potential lost wages.

In many instances, dog bites can lead to serious injuries that may have career-halting implications. The physical toll, coupled with potential mental and emotional strain, can significantly impact an individual’s ability to perform at their best. In Gordon’s case, his solid contract and access to top-tier medical care facilitated a speedy recovery, ensuring his prompt return to the court. However, not everyone is as fortunate.

Dog and animal bites can sometimes result in prolonged recovery periods, leading to lost wages and financial strain. Many individuals face the harsh reality of navigating their professional lives with the added challenge of healing from a dog-inflicted injury. In these challenging times, having the support of an experienced personal injury lawyer can make a substantial difference in ensuring that victims receive fair compensation for all the damages and losses incurred.

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