Maryland Dog Bite Attorney

This video features Gwen-Marie Davis Hicks, a Business Law attorney based in Maryland.

Legal Options After a Dog Bites a Child

Video Transcript:

Tom Mustin: 

What should you do if your child has been bitten or attacked by a dog? We ask Maryland attorney, Gwen-Marie Davis Hicks for this Ask the Lawyers Quick Question.

Gwen-Marie Davis Hicks: 

Yeah, dog bite cases you wanna make sure you call a lawyer right away. Things could... Scarring oftentimes occurs, it could be infectious, I've seen with dog bite cases, is the wound healing properly, seek medical treatment right away, because this is something that you wanna say if it's on your child's face, do you need plastic surgery? There's a whole gamut of things, so it's important to... Did the dog, was it on a leash, was it not on a leash, to try to get negligence, was there witnesses, there's a lot of key factors not to overwhelm you, but the best thing to do in a dog bite case is to call us right away so that we can help to build a case and get you the compensation that you deserve.

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