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Friend’s Dog Bites Boy

*Please note that every case is different. These verdicts and settlements, while accurate, do not represent what we may obtain for you in your case.

R.T.L. (a minor) v. Electric Insurance Co. – August 2001The case settled for $79,618.12. This was awarded to an 8-year-old boy who was bit in the face by a dog while at a friend’s house.  The breed of the dog was an Akita. The owners had been training the animal to be an attack dog. The injuries to his face required reconstructive surgery and caused permanent scarring. The scarring on his face will be a daily reminder of the brutal attack that he suffered as a young boy.