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Montgomery Co. jury awards more than $500K to dog-bite victim (access required)

A Montgomery County jury Wednesday awarded $545,000 to a 7-year-old girl who was bitten by a pit bull owned by her father’s landlord in 2012. The girl, who has scarring on her leg, required five surgeries and has post-traumatic stress, ...

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Senate favors victim-friendly dog bite bill (access required)

The Senate gave preliminary approval on Tuesday to legislation that would overturn a controversial Maryland Court of Appeals ruling that made pit bull owners and their landlords financially responsible for injuries caused by those dogs.

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