Ehline Law Blog

Jun 9, 2020

Do Doctors Need to Report Dog Bites in California?

A doctor examining an injured woman's shoulder
Dog bites can be serious
The physician's hospital report must be immediately transmitted to the Health Department for the local County or City's agents local health officials or their designees.

Jun 8, 2020

Big Dogs, Little Dogs. Is there a Difference? Rotts Versus Poodles Example

All About California Dog Attacks.
People associate Pitbulls and some working dogs with gang-banging and underground Landhark fights. So many assume these animals are unusually dangerous. Justified?

Jun 8, 2020

Your Legal Options Against Dog Breed Bans

Can you sue when the state bans your particular breed of dog? Is that discrimination?

Jun 8, 2020

San Diego's "Dangerous Dog" Laws

Politicians in San Diego have decided whether or not your dog breed is dangerous. Attorney Michael Ehline discusses your rights and duties as a dog owner in SD.

Jun 8, 2020

San Bernardino Dog Ownership Laws

Attorney Michael Ehline gives you the rundown on San Bernardino's Countywide dog laws and how to navigate the rules. As a San Bernardino injury lawyer, Michael is an expert on dog bite law.

Jun 8, 2020

Most Dangerous Breeds List

Although there is anecdotal and historical evidence that certain dog breeds were bred to be more aggressive and violent, the CDC numbers are all we have and they are not accurate enough.

Jun 8, 2020

The Eight Important Steps to Take After a Dog Bite

Expert lawyer Michael Ehline covers the importance of getting medical care after a dog bite in eight steps by order of importance. Learn from a legal pro about dealing with dog attacks.

Jun 8, 2020

Rabies and Dog Attacks

Rabies and bites by animals go hand in hand. But never assume a domesticated dog does not have a disease. After all, that could explain the attack.

Jun 8, 2020

Dangerous Breeds of Dogs: Pit Bulls

Los Angeles dog bite lawyer, Michael Ehline, discusses whether or not Pit Bulls are inherently more dangerous than other breeds.

Jun 8, 2020

Tetanus and Dog Attacks

Tetanus vaccinations are often required in addition to Rabies inoculations after a dog attack. Expert lawyer Michael Ehline explains the law and medicine.