The Maryland Court of Appeals recent decision of, Tracey v. Solesky (No. 53, September Term 2012) holding owners of Pit Bulls to a strict liability standard has created great controversy.
If you are a pit bull owner, or you have a tenant who owns a pit bull, you will want to read carefully the opinion of Maryland’s highest court – there is a summary of the ruling on the first page of the case – http://mdcourts.gov/opinions/coa/2012/53a11.pdf.
In addition, you will want to see what Marylanders are saying about the decision, by reading this article in the Baltimore Sun-
Email me with any questions if you are a landlord or pit bull owner.