Dog Bite Cases

Client (minor) v. Defendant (Iowa 2015)

Facts: A minor was with his family at a house in Northeast Iowa. Unbeknownst to the family and the minor, the homeowner’s dog had been known to be unpredictable around children. The dog bit the minor on the face, causing scarring on the face in multiple locations. Suit was filed on behalf of the minor against the dog owner under Iowa’s dog owner statute.

Settlement: The claims were settled globally for a confidential amount, which was approved by a judge.