Darlington County Pit Bull Under Quarantine After Attacking Child

South Carolina personal injury lawyers at Howell and Christmas are experienced in cases dealing with dog bites and attacks, so this Darlington County incident bears extreme relevance to the firm. Just before the new year a seven-year-old was playing tag when he fell near a tree, while on the ground the dog attacked the boy…

Dog Attack Leads To Amputation

A North Charleston woman has lost her arm after her husband’s pit bull attacked her last weekend. Mahmoud Rizk, 30, says he raised his dog, Tiger from a puppy and has had the dog for three years. Tiger was euthanized Monday by the Charleston Animal Society after Rizk voluntarily surrendered him. It is believed that…

The Dogs That Bite Most Often

To be very clear, any dog can bite. Any dog will bite under a set of circumstances specific to that animal. Whether out of true aggression, fear or health maladies, an animal will do what it deems appropriate to defend itself or others. Dogs are one of the most popular, if not the most popular, pets…

North Charleston On The Job Injury Lawyers Recognize National Dog Bite Prevention Week

In conjunction with health and animal organizations, the United States Postal Service is dedicating this week (May 15 to 21) to Dog Bite Prevention. 4.5 million people are attacked by dogs annually, with children, the elderly, and mail carriers being the groups most likely to be bitten, in that order. Considering this, the Charleston dog…

North Charleston Police Officer Attacked By Dog, Forced To Use Force To Curb Attack

Not only do South Carolina personal injury lawyers know the danger an angry dog can pose to people, but also a North Charleston police officer. Last week, while in pursuit of a man who shoved him, the officer came into contact with a pit bull who was not pleased to see him. After following the…

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