Man Attacked By Pit Bulls In Chicago’s West Englewood Neighborhood

A man was attacked by pit bulls Wednesday (October 31, 2018) in Chicago’s West Englewood neighborhood.  According to news accounts, the elderly man who was attacked suffered injuries to his hands and shoulder, and according to a witness was extensively bleeding following being attacked by pit bulls.  The victim was hospitalized.

Additional details regarding this man being attacked by pit bulls can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the October 31, 2018 abc7chicago.com article (with video) titled “2 pit bulls attack man on South Side.”

As seen in the Illinois dog attacks discussed on this site, dogs that attack people can lead to many types of serious injuries.  While some attacks result in a single dog bite, other attacks cause far more extensive injuries and harm.   Many of these dog attacks – such as the incident discussed above in which a man was attacked by pit bulls – happen without the person attacked provoking the dog in any way.

If extensive injuries occur, medical bills and other costs resulting from an attack can be substantial.  Many dog attack victims seek injury compensation for their medical costs, pain, and other hardships through the filing of a personal injury lawsuit.

Additional details and possible updates concerning the incident in which a man was attacked by pit bulls as well as the broader issue of dog attacks can be seen in the sources mentioned above.

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Should you or someone you care for experience injury or other harm in Illinois, please contact the Elman Law Group for a free consultation to discuss the situation and to see if filing of a personal injury lawsuit is warranted.

Elman Law Group’s Lead Attorney, Tony Elman, is a personal injury trial lawyer.  Over the last 25+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 20+ year period, Elman Law Group has built a reputation for its courtroom trial performance, including getting large verdicts for smaller cases.  In fact, because of these court trial accomplishments, many well-known law firms choose to have Elman Law Group take cases to court.

To speak directly to Tony Elman, Lead Attorney of the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  This legal consultation is free.

Elman Law Group works on a “contingency” basis…Elman Law Group’s clients never pay a fee unless and until they receive monetary compensation.

Elman Law Group, LLC handles Chicago area and other Illinois personal injury lawsuits as well as wrongful death lawsuits.

Pit Bull Attack Involving Two Women In Chicago’s Burnside Neighborhood

When a pit bull attack occurs, there is the possibility of significant harm.  While some of these attacks result in a single dog bite, other attacks lead to substantial injuries.

A pit bull attack can lead to extensive injuries that can be life-threatening in nature.  Some have led to fatalities, such as the South Deering fatal pit bull attack that happened on August 4, 2018.

As seen in various incidents covered by the media, as well as the Illinois dog attacks discussed on this site, dogs that attack people can lead to many types of serious injuries.  While some incidents result in a single dog bite, other attacks cause far greater injuries.   Of note, many of these vicious dog attacks happen without the person attacked provoking the dog.

For serious non-fatal dog attacks, extensive injuries can occur.  Among common injuries is disfigurement.

If extensive injuries occur, medical bills and other costs resulting from these attacks can be substantial.  Given these injuries and the accompanying costs, pain, and other hardships that can result from such attacks, dog attacks victims often seek to file lawsuits as they have a significant need for injury compensation.

There was a pit bull dog attack in Chicago’s Burnside neighborhood (Chicago’s South Side) on Wednesday (August 8, 2018) evening.  The Chicago Sun-Times article of August 9, 2018, titled “2 women attacked by pit bull in Burnside” discusses the incident.  An excerpt:

Two women were attacked by a pit bull Wednesday night in the Burnside neighborhood on the South Side.

The women, ages 67 and 46, were standing in front of their home when they were attacked by the dog at 7:49 p.m. in the 9100 block of South Woodlawn, according to Chicago Police.

A neighbor hit the pit bull with a shovel, which allowed the women to escape.  They were taken to the hospital for treatment of their dog attack injuries.  The injuries were considered to be non-life-threatening in nature.

Additional details regarding dog attacks can be seen in the sources mentioned above.

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Should you or someone you care for experience injury or other harm in Illinois, please contact the Elman Law Group for a free consultation to discuss the situation and to see if filing of a personal injury lawsuit is warranted.

Elman Law Group’s Lead Attorney, Tony Elman, is a personal injury trial lawyer.  Over the last 25+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 20+ year period, Elman Law Group has built a reputation for its courtroom trial performance, including getting large verdicts for smaller cases.  In fact, because of these court trial accomplishments, many well-known law firms choose to have Elman Law Group take cases to court.

To speak directly to Tony Elman, Lead Attorney of the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  This legal consultation is free.

Elman Law Group works on a “contingency” basis…Elman Law Group’s clients never pay a fee unless and until they receive monetary compensation.

Elman Law Group, LLC handles Chicago area and other Illinois personal injury lawsuits as well as wrongful death lawsuits.

Chicago Dog Attack Leads To Death Of Woman In South Deering Neighborhood

Whenever a Chicago dog attack occurs, there is the possibility of significant harm.  As seen in various incidents covered by the media, as well as the Illinois dog attacks discussed on this site, dogs that attack people can lead to many types of serious injuries.  While some incidents result in a single dog bite, other attacks cause far greater injuries.   Of note, many of these vicious dog attacks happen without the person attacked provoking the dog.

In addition, there have been a significant number of dog attacks that have led to fatalities.

For serious dog attacks in which injuries are not fatal, extensive injuries can occur.  In many of these vicious dog attacks, disfigurement – including scarring – has occurred.

Medical bills and other costs resulting from these attacks can be substantial.  Given these injuries and the accompanying costs and hardships that result from such attacks, victims of serious dog attacks often have a significant need for injury compensation.

There was a fatal Chicago dog attack Saturday (August 4, 2018) in Chicago’s South Deering neighborhood (Chicago’s Far South Side).

According to Chicago Police, this fatal Chicago dog attack happened at approximately 2:30 p.m., in the 10100 block of South Calhoun.  At that time, a 57-year-old woman was mauled by a large pit bull.  The woman’s injuries included dog bites to her neck and throughout her body.

The woman, identified as Karen Brown, 57, was pronounced dead after being taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center.

The pit bull was shot dead by Chicago Police after the dog charged at the officers.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Chicago dog attack can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the August 4, 2018 Chicago Tribune article titled “Pit bull mauls woman to death on Far South Side, is killed by police” as well as the August 4, 2018 CBS Chicago article (with video) titled “South Side Woman Killed By Pit Bull.”

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Should you or someone you care for experience injury or other harm in Illinois, please contact the Elman Law Group for a free consultation to discuss the situation and to see if filing of a personal injury lawsuit is warranted.

Elman Law Group’s Lead Attorney, Tony Elman, is a personal injury trial lawyer.  Over the last 25+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 20+ year period, Elman Law Group has built a reputation for its courtroom trial performance, including getting large verdicts for smaller cases.  In fact, because of these court trial accomplishments, many well-known law firms choose to have Elman Law Group take cases to court.

To speak directly to Tony Elman, Lead Attorney of the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  This legal consultation is free.

Elman Law Group works on a “contingency” basis…Elman Law Group’s clients never pay a fee unless and until they receive monetary compensation.

Elman Law Group, LLC handles Chicago area and other Illinois personal injury lawsuits as well as wrongful death lawsuits.

Man Dies Following Dog Attack In Quincy, Illinois Home

As seen in various media accounts as well as the Illinois dog attack posts seen on this site, dogs that attack people can lead to many types of serious injuries.  For dog attacks in which injuries are not fatal, extensive injuries and possible disfigurement – including scarring – are common.

Medical bills and other costs can be substantial.  Given these injuries and accompanying costs, victims of serious dog attacks often have a significant need for injury compensation.

Some dog attack injuries can be fatal, as seen in some of the attacks summarized on this site.

There was an incident early in the morning of Sunday, February 26, 2017, in which a man died following a dog attack in Quincy, Illinois.

Details on the attack are somewhat limited, as the investigation is still being conducted, and the official cause of death has not yet be determined.

An excerpt from the February 26, 2017 wgem.com article (with video) titled “Adams County Coroner releases name of victim who died following dog attack“:

Quincy Police said Sunday that they were conducting a death investigation after a dog attacked a man.

The man who died was identified as Jamie Owsley, 21, of Quincy.  He was attacked within a Quincy home at 3:26 a.m. Sunday morning.

Additional details regarding this fatal Illinois dog attack can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the wgem.com article mentioned above as well as the February 27 whig.com article titled “Quincy man dead from apparent dog attack.”

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Should you or someone you care for experience injury or other harm in Illinois, please contact the Elman Law Group for a free consultation to discuss the situation and to see if filing of a personal injury lawsuit is warranted.

Elman Law Group’s Lead Attorney, Tony Elman, is a personal injury trial lawyer.  Over the last 25+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 25+ year period, Elman Law Group has built a reputation for its courtroom trial performance, including getting large verdicts for smaller cases.  In fact, because of these court trial accomplishments, many well-known law firms choose to have Elman Law Group take cases to court.

To speak directly to Tony Elman, Lead Attorney of the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  This legal consultation is free.

Illinois Dog Attack Injuries And Associated Lawsuits

Dog attack injuries and associated legal issues have been discussed on this site on the “Illinois Dog Bites” page.  Additionally, individual posts discussing dog attacks (many fatal) as well as personal injury lawsuits (including wrongful death lawsuits) resulting from dog attack injuries are seen in the “Illinois dog attacks” category.

Over the last few months, there have been various dog attack lawsuits featured in the Madison Record.  Two of these lawsuits are highlighted below.

The first lawsuit is seen in the July 19, 2016 Madison Record article titled “Trenton man blames dog owners for injuries.”  An excerpt regarding the alleged attack and associated harm:

According to the complaint, on June 14, while Eller was lawfully ot the Lomardos’ property, their dog suddenly and without provocation attacked and bit him. The suit says the bites caused Eller severe injuries to his lips, nose, throat, left thigh and stomach.

The second lawsuit concerning an alleged pit bull attack in Belleville is discussed in the November 16, 2016 Madison Record article titled “Man alleges dog attacked him, caused injuries.”  An excerpt:

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on June 9, he was peaceably conducting himself at the Belleville home of his wife and daughter when the defendant’s two pit bulls, without any provocation, entered the premises and viciously attacked him, fracturing his left wrist.

He claims he has suffered pain and suffering, disfigurement and medical expenses.

Additional details regarding these Illinois dog attacks and associated lawsuits can be seen in the Madison Record articles mentioned above.

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Should you or someone you care for experience injury or other harm in Illinois, please contact the Elman Law Group for a free consultation to discuss the situation and to see if filing of a personal injury lawsuit is warranted.

Elman Law Group’s Lead Attorney, Tony Elman, is a personal injury trial lawyer.  Over the last 25+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 25+ year period, Elman Law Group has built a reputation for its courtroom trial performance, including getting large verdicts for smaller cases.  In fact, because of these court trial accomplishments, many well-known law firms choose to have Elman Law Group take cases to court.

To speak directly to Tony Elman, Lead Attorney of the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  This legal consultation is free.

Woman Viciously Attacked By Two Pit Bulls In Joliet, Illinois

As seen in various media accounts as well as the Illinois dog attack posts seen on this site, dogs that attack people can lead to many types of serious injuries, and these injuries can lead to fatalities. For these dog attacks in which injuries are not fatal, extensive injuries and possible disfigurement – including scarring – are common, and medical costs can be substantial.

Given these injuries and accompanying medical costs, those who are victims of severe dog attacks often have a significant need for injury compensation.

A dog attack happened in Joliet on Sunday, August 14, 2016.  The attack, involving two pit bulls attacking a woman, is discussed in the Joliet Patch article of August 15, 2016, titled “2 Pit Bulls Viciously Mauled Woman in Dad’s Backyard.”

As seen in the article, the vicious attack was stopped by a police officer.  The woman was taken to Presence St. Joseph Medical Center for treatment of her accident injuries.  While the woman’s injuries were not specified, they were considered to be potentially life-threatening in nature.

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Should you or someone you care for experience injury or other harm in Illinois, please contact the Elman Law Group for a free consultation to discuss the situation and to see if filing of a personal injury lawsuit is warranted.

Elman Law Group’s Lead Attorney, Tony Elman, is a personal injury trial lawyer.  Over the last 25+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 25+ year period, Elman Law Group has built a reputation for its courtroom trial performance, including getting large verdicts for smaller cases.  In fact, because of these court trial accomplishments, many well-known law firms choose to have Elman Law Group take cases to court.

To speak directly to Tony Elman, Lead Attorney of the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  This legal consultation is free.

Elman Law Group works on a “contingency” basis…Elman Law Group’s clients never pay a fee unless and until they receive monetary compensation.

Elman Law Group, LLC handles Chicago area and other Illinois personal injury lawsuits as well as wrongful death lawsuits.

Pit Bull Attack In Joliet

Dog bites and dog attacks happen in Illinois, and as seen in various Illinois dog attack posts on this site, such dog attacks can cause serious injury, and in some cases, death.  For non-fatal attacks, serious dog attacks have caused extensive injuries, and long-term impairments including disfigurement.  In these serious dog attacks, medical costs can be substantial, and as such, those who have suffered serious dog attacks often file personal injury lawsuits in order to attain injury compensation.

A recent dog attack happened in Joliet.  The attack, on various parties, involved two aggressive pit bulls.  The attack was discussed in a variety of media sources, including the January 22, 2016 Joliet Patch article titled “Pit Bulls Attack Woman, Dog While Out On Walk” as well as the January 21 The Herald-News article titled “Joliet police:  Pit bull euthanized after being shot by off-duty officer.”

An excerpt from the Patch article:

A pit bull has been euthanized after it and another pit bull allegedly bit a woman and attacked her dog while she was walking the animal in the 3300 block of Timber Edge Circle Jan. 15.

As seen in the articles, both the dog that was attacked, as well as the owner, suffered serious injuries.

Additional details and possible updates concerning the dog bite injuries and the attack can be seen in the two articles mentioned above.

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Should you or someone you care for experience injury or other harm in Illinois, please contact the Elman Law Group for a free consultation to discuss the situation and to see if filing of a personal injury lawsuit is warranted.

Elman Law Group’s Lead Attorney, Tony Elman, is a personal injury trial lawyer.  Over the last 20+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 20+ year period, Elman Law Group has built a reputation for its courtroom trial performance, including getting large verdicts for smaller cases.  In fact, because of these court trial accomplishments, many well-known law firms choose to have Elman Law Group take cases to court.

To speak directly to Tony Elman, Lead Attorney of the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  This legal consultation is free.

Elman Law Group works on a “contingency” basis…Elman Law Group’s clients never pay a fee unless and until they receive monetary compensation.

Elman Law Group, LLC handles Chicago area and other Illinois personal injury lawsuits as well as wrongful death lawsuits.

Two Pit Bull Attacks On Children

As seen in various media sources as well as the Illinois dog attack posts seen on this site, dog attacks can and do happen, and the injuries are often severe – if not fatal.  For those attacks in which injuries are not fatal, extensive injuries and disfigurement – including scarring – are common, and substantial medical costs are often incurred.  As such, those who survive severe dog attacks can have a significant need for injury compensation.

Two recent articles serve as further examples of dog attacks on children.  In the first case, an alleged pit bull attack in East Alton, Illinois has led to a lawsuit against the dog’s owner.  The suit is discussed in various media sources, including the October 31, 2015 thetelegraph.com article titled “Suit:  East Alton pit bull mars young girl” as well as the November 23 Madison Record article titled “Man claims daughter was attacked by pit bull in East Alton.”  The suit alleges that a pit bull attacked Brianna Gambino “without provocation.”  As mentioned in thetelegraph.com article:

The father of a St. Louis girl has filed suit against an East Alton pit bull owner, claiming the dog bit the child, causing lacerations and puncture wounds to her right eye and lip.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in the articles mentioned above.

Another pit bull attack on a child, causing a fatality, is discussed in the December 4, 2015 Chicago Tribune article (with video) titled “Detroit preschooler fatally mauled by pack of pit bulls.”  In this article, in addition to the attack, there is discussion as to whether pit bulls are more inclined to aggression, and statistics are cited.

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Should you or someone you care for experience injury or other harm in Illinois, please contact the Elman Law Group for a free consultation to discuss the situation and to see if filing of a personal injury lawsuit is warranted.

Elman Law Group’s Lead Attorney, Tony Elman, is a personal injury trial lawyer.  Over the last 20+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 20+ year period, Elman Law Group has built a reputation for its courtroom trial performance, including getting large verdicts for smaller cases.  In fact, because of these court trial accomplishments, many well-known law firms choose to have Elman Law Group take cases to court.

To speak directly to Tony Elman, Lead Attorney of the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  This legal consultation is free.

Elman Law Group works on a “contingency” basis…Elman Law Group’s clients never pay a fee unless and until they receive monetary compensation.

Elman Law Group, LLC handles Chicago area and other Illinois personal injury lawsuits as well as wrongful death lawsuits.

Dog Attack In Chicago’s Little Village Neighborhood

There was a dog attack on Thursday (November 12, 2015) in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood.

First responders were called to an apartment in the 2300 block of S. Whipple Street at approximately 11:00 a.m.  This dog attack involved a woman being attacked by the family dog, a pit bull.

The woman, identified as being 34 years old, was taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital for treatment of several dog bite injuries.  She was said to be in critical condition.

An excerpt from the November 12, 2015 abc7chicago.com article (with video) titled “Disabled woman attacked by family dog, critically injured“:

Sources said the dog had puppies recently and the woman was cleaning the floor and apparently didn’t see one of the puppies. The mother dog then turned on the woman biting her in the arm, neck and face.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Chicago dog attack can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the abc7chicago.com article mentioned above, as well as the November 12 CBS Chicago article titled “Woman Bitten By Dog, Critically Injured In Little Village” and the November 12 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Woman in critical condition after being bitten by pit bull.”

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Should you or someone you care for experience injury or other harm in Illinois, please contact the Elman Law Group for a free consultation to discuss the situation and to see if filing of a personal injury lawsuit is warranted.

Elman Law Group’s Lead Attorney, Tony Elman, is a personal injury trial lawyer.  Over the last 20+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 20+ year period, Elman Law Group has built a reputation for its courtroom trial performance, including getting large verdicts for smaller cases.  In fact, because of these court trial accomplishments, many well-known law firms choose to have Elman Law Group take cases to court.

To speak directly to Tony Elman, Lead Attorney of the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  This legal consultation is free.

Elman Law Group works on a “contingency” basis…Elman Law Group’s clients never pay a fee unless and until they receive monetary compensation.

Elman Law Group, LLC handles Chicago area and other Illinois personal injury lawsuits as well as wrongful death lawsuits.

Pit Bull Attack In Chicago’s Chatham Neighborhood

Dog attacks remain a significant regional as well as national problem.  As seen in various posts found in the Illinois dog attacks category, Chicago area dog attacks can be vicious, and can lead to extensive, life-threatening injuries.  Some dog attacks have been fatal.  While the age range of those who have been attacked by dogs varies, often children – perhaps due to their size – are often victims.

Those who do survive serious dog attacks can have a significant need for injury compensation.  This is because recovery from a severe dog attack can require extensive medical care, physical rehabilitation, and possibly plastic surgery.  Other costs, such as treating emotional distress, may also be substantial.

A recent Chicago dog attack serves as an example of a vicious dog attack.  The attack happened in Chicago’s Chatham neighborhood (far South Side) on Saturday, September 19, 2015.

According to Chicago Police, the attack happened in the 100 block of East 90th Street at approximately 2:00 p.m.

The attack involved a pit bull “getting loose” and biting the leg of an 8-year-old boy.  A 48-year-old man tried to intervene, and he was bit by the dog, suffering multiple injuries, including to his face, chest, and both legs.

Both the man and boy were taken to MetroSouth Medical Center for treatment of their accident injuries.

An excerpt from the September 20, 2015 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “8-year-old boy, man attacked by pit bull in Chatham“:

The owner of the pit bull, a 73-year-old woman who lives on the same block, was cited for failure to restrain the dog and no dog license.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Chicago Sun-Times article mentioned above, as well as the September 20 NBC Chicago article titled “8-Year-Old Boy, Man Attacked by Dog in Chatham.”

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Should you or someone you care for experience injury or other harm in Illinois, please contact the Elman Law Group for a free consultation to discuss the situation and to see if filing of a personal injury lawsuit is warranted.

Elman Law Group’s Lead Attorney, Tony Elman, is a personal injury trial lawyer.  Over the last 20+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 20+ year period, Elman Law Group has built a reputation for its courtroom trial performance, including getting large verdicts for smaller cases.  In fact, because of these court trial accomplishments, many well-known law firms choose to have Elman Law Group take cases to court.

To speak directly to Tony Elman, Lead Attorney of the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  This legal consultation is free.

Elman Law Group works on a “contingency” basis…Elman Law Group’s clients never pay a fee unless and until they receive monetary compensation.

Elman Law Group, LLC handles Chicago area and other Illinois personal injury lawsuits as well as wrongful death lawsuits.