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Dog Bite Case

Case Conclusion Date: 12.12.2011

Practice Area: Animal Law

Outcome: Policy Limitts Settlement: $300,000.00.

Description: Plaintiff, a thirteen year-old minor, was walking home from school when a pit bull whom she had been accused of teasing on many prior occasions as she walked home from school, was able to dig out of the back yard and bite plaintiff in several areas of her body while Plaintiff was on the public sidewalk in front of the dog owner's home. Plainitiff's medical bills were approximately $4,888.00. Plaintiff was evaluated by a plastic surgeon for the scars on her body. The case settled for the policy limits of $300,000.00.

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