Family Pit Bull Mix Bites Off Woman’s Ear

Posted on: November 4th, 2011       Attorney Thomas Newell

On Oct. 26, 2011, a PA pit bull attack victim had her ear bitten off by a pit bull mix in Philadelphia. According to various media reports, a 19 year-old woman suffered a seizure in her family’s home in the 5200 block of Arlington Street in Philly.

The family’s 6 month old pit bull mix immediately attacked her, severing her right ear. The Pennsylvania pit bull attack victim was rushed to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. A Philadelphia police officer investigating this vicious dog attack found the missing portion of her ear and rushed it to HUP. The pit bull mix has been quarantined at the Pennsylvania SPCA.

If you or a loved one have been attacked by a pit bull, please call Thomas J. Newell, Esquire for a free home consultation. Attorney Newell has 30 years of experience fighting for victim’s rights in Pennsylvania. His toll free number is 800-980-4842. Information concerning the PA Dog Law can be found at his website: