Maryland dog bite victim advocacy ::, a national dog bite victims' group, submitted an amicus brief on behalf of the young mauling victim in Tracey v. Solesky, which helped move the Court of Appeals to modify Maryland common law and attach strict liability when a pit bull terrier attacks a person. This web page was designed in 2012 to help citizens and groups take action to support the high court's ruling.

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911 Call of Tracey v. Solesky

On April 28, 2007 a pit bull inflicted a life-threatening attack on a young boy in a residential ally. Dominic Solesky of Towson, Maryland, was 10-years old. Learn more.

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