Google self driving car painted by artist Anna Vaught of Austin, TX
The Insurance Information Institute and State Farm Insurance recently released a report detailing the number of dog bite claims filed in the U.S. each year, by state. Texas was near the top of the list, with 688 dog bite claims filed in 2015, putting it in fifth place for the most number of dog bite claims filed in the country. The previous year, the state ranked seventh, with 621 dog bite claims.
However, Texas leads the nation in the number of fatal dog bites each year.