In October I was attacked by a neighbor's dogs while running in my neighborhood. I sustained wounds to my right hand and both legs. I was trapped by the dogs on a porch and later rescued by paramedics. I spent 5 hours in the ER and missed a week of work. My medical expenses exceed $7000. I have not yet hired an attorney. My hand is responding to therapy and I have full use of it, but there is still trauma swelling and the scar is an eyesore. I am male so the scarring is not as much of an issue as it would be if I were female. There is one scar on the leg that is six inches long and will be very visible during the spring, summer and fall, as I live in Georgia. The hand works, but there is discomfort in the scar area and the hand aches in damp weather.I am hoping that the owners' insurance company will offer me a fair settlement so we can stay out of court. What would be a fair settlement in this case?
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