Dog Bite Accidents Archives - Zirkin and Schmerling Law

9-Month-Old Child Flown Out to Hospital After Dog Bite In Hollywood

On January 13th, a child was hospitalized from a severe dog bite. The child was transported by first responders in a helicopter to a trauma center. Fortunately, the one-year-old child’s injuries were not fatal, and they received proper medical attention promptly. The tragic events leading to the child’s hospitalization illuminates a common cause of concern […]

Pit Bull Attacks Chesapeake Beach Woman and Dog

Although dogs are usually great companions, they can be potentially dangerous in certain circumstances. Dog attacks can be deadly and leave people with severe injuries, and their attacks can even be fatal. Numerous Americans are injured due to dog attacks every year. Pit Bulls are especially notorious for causing harm, but every dog breed has […]

Bulldog Attacks a Volunteer Dropping Off Kittens at Lutherville Home

Dog attacks and the resulting injuries can be severely traumatizing for victims. Not only do they often result in serious physical injuries and disfigurement, but they can have lasting emotional effects as well. After an attack, many victims often suffer from severe mental anguish and PTSD. Nearly 4.5 million people suffer from dog bites annually, […]

Dog Bites at Dog Parks

All dogs are not created equal. Besides obvious differences in size, anxiety or aggression can make some dogs more difficult to manage in open areas than others. Taking your dog to a dog park is something most of us do and enjoy. However, when you take your beloved pet to a dog park, even one […]

Dog Bite Infection Symptoms

Dogs carry many bacteria in their mouths, and these can easily be transmitted through bite wounds. (Side note: human mouths also carry bacteria, and human bites can also become dangerously infected.) If you or your child has been bitten by a dog to the point where the dog’s teeth have pierced the skin, you have […]

What Do I Need to Know Before Filing a Dog Bite Claim?

If you are bitten by someone’s dog, you may think that you have a simple case against the dog owners. Their dog injured you; therefore, they should make it right. Right? Not always. Maryland’s dog bite laws are less than straightforward. There are a few things you need to know before you take action. Dog […]

Baltimore Ranks Sixth in Dog Attacks on U.S. Postal Workers

In Baltimore, attacks on U.S. postal workers by dogs are comparatively common. While this means that Baltimore postal workers should be especially cautious and aware when approaching homes or locations with dogs present, it also means that dog owners should be responsible and keep their dogs away from postal workers. Dog bite injuries can be […]

Long Term Effects of Dog Attacks

Being attacked and even bitten by a dog can have serious lasting effects on the body. And even if no physical injuries are sustained, the emotional trauma that can develop can be a difficult hurdle to face. Around 4.5 million people suffer injuries from dog attacks every year, making it a fairly common cause of […]