Baltimore Dog Bite Attorney

A canine attack injury is more than a physically painful event. It often leaves a victim with psychological trauma (often resulting in lingering post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD), scars and disfigurement.

A dog bite injury requires prompt, attentive medical treatment, including:

  • Treatment of the wound to stop bleeding, prevent infection and promote healing
  • Evaluation by plastic surgeons as needed, to determine whether and when plastic surgery may be recommended
  • Possible skin grafts or other reparative surgical treatments

Psychological trauma may leave a person fearful and jittery. This may be especially true for children who experienced terror at the time of an attack by a dog.

Scarring and disfigurement are very common outcomes of dog bites. The impact will vary according to where the bite occurred on the body. A disfigured face leaves many a dog bite victim feeling awkward and inhibited in social settings. Many experts report that children and young women experience the greatest losses triggered by disfigurement.

If you have been the victim of a dog bite:

  • Seek immediate medical attention
  • Report the incident to the local animal control authority
  • Report the incident to the local police department

Our skilled and knowledgeable counsel can be of great value to you after you have suffered a dog bite injury. At McGowan & Cecil, LLC, our personal injury lawyers have more than 75 years of combined experience representing thousands of injured clients. Our law practice is focused solely on injury and disability claims.

Contact a Columbia, Maryland, Dog Bite Injury Lawyer For A Free Consultation

From our office in Laurel, we serve clients throughout the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area. We handle dog bite cases and all injury and disability claims on a contingency fee basis. This means we will charge no fee unless and until we recover compensation for you.

To schedule a free consultation with a dedicated and experienced D.C.-Baltimore dog bite attorney, call 301-476-1325 or toll free at 877-833-5045. You may also contact us by email.