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Dog Bites

Elkton, MD Animal Attack Lawyer

Dog Bite Attorney Cecil County, MD

In the United States there are approximately five million people attacked by domestic animals each year. Dogs are normally the attacking animal in these cases. Also, an estimated 20% of attacks and their resulting injuries are serious enough to require medical care. In these cases the animals owner, not the animal or breed, are held liable from a legal standpoint. Since the animal's owner is ultimately at fault it does not matter whose property the attack happened on. Resolution, in the form of a settlement or verdict can sometimes be achieved through filing a Premises Liability Lawsuit.

If you, your child or a loved one has been attacked by an animal on someone else's property it may be in your best interest to call an Elkton Maryland Animal Bite Lawyer. Contact The Law Office of Michael J. Onifer at 410 398 3075. Or, click here to email the firm by clicking here. With many years handling Animal Bite and Premises Liability cases in the Elkton area Mr. Onifer will do his best to get you the compensation, care & benefits you deserve.

The True Value of an Animal Attack Claim

Since there are several factors that influence the true value of an animal attack claim it makes sense to hire an experienced attorney to assist you. These factors can include severity of the attack, age of the victim, gender of the victim and body part(s) effected. In addition, factors such as amount of scarring, long term disfigurement, impairment, loss of use and insurance coverage all need to be taken into consideration when considering your personal injury lawsuit and its value.

Types of Injuries Caused by Animal Attacks

Animal attacks can cause a wide variety of injuries such as:

Muscle Damage

Nerve Damage

Tendon & Ligament Damage


Emotional Trauma


Contact A Skilled Maryland Animal Attack Lawyer

Cecil County Animal Attack Lawyer Michael J. Onifer has extensive experience handling animal attack cases. Let him use his knowledge and skill to work for you. Mr. Onifer will fight to get you maximum compensation via settlement. If necessary, Mr. Onifer is a skilled Maryland Trial Lawyer and will take your case to trial. Contact The Law Office of Michael J. Onifer today at 410 398 3075. Or, click here to email Mr. Onifer.

The Law Office of Michael J. Onifer handles work all types of personal injury, premises liability and animal bite cases throughout all of Maryland including: Baltimore, Towson, Bel Air, Owings Mills, White Marsh, Edgewood, North East, Cecilton, Rising Sun, Perryville, Havre De Grace, Cherry Hill & Elkton.

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Michael J. Onifer, III, PA
Attorney and Counselor at Law

147 East Main Street
Elkton, MD 21921
Phone: 410 398 3075
Mobile: 443 207 1524
Fax: 410-620-2401