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Michigan Dog Bite Case Results

Click here to see Michigan dog bite and dog attack cases with images of the injuries sustained. Warning: These pictures are graphic in nature.

Case Name:Wendt vs. Gates
Venue:Macomb County Circuit Court
Type of Dog:Pit Bull
Date of Dog Bite:September 2006
Type of Injury:4 inch scar on the arm
Outcome:$475,000 settlement before trial
Case Name:Minor child vs. grandparent
Venue:Oakland County Circuit Court
Date of Dog Bite:July 16, 2000
Age of Victim at Time of Attack:6 years old
Type of Dog:Gordon Setter
Type of Injury:13 cm Y shaped laceration on forehead
Outcome:$250,000.00
Case Name:Zorza vs. Wyss
Venue:Oakland County Circuit Court
Date of Dog Bite:October 13, 1999
Age of Victim at Time of Attack:49 years old
Type of Dog:60lb Chow
Type of Injury:Small laceration on right heal, requiring no stitches or follow up care
Outcome:Went to trial after $250 was offered by All State and was awarded $15,360.00 including attorney fees, costs and interest. Trial lasted less than one day.
Case Name:Smith vs. Jones
Venue:Macomb County Circuit Court
Date of Dog Bite:December 24, 2001
Age of Victim at Time of Attack:3 years old
Type of Dog:Chow/Sheppard Mix
Type of Injury:28 stitches under left eye, puncture marks to left side of face.
Outcome:Case tried to a jury for an award of $90,000.00.
Case Name:Minor child vs. Defendant Dog Bite Owner
Venue:Oakland County Circuit Court
Date of Dog Bite:June 26, 2000
Age of Victim at Time of Attack:9 years old
Type of Dog:Chow Chow Mix
Type of Injury:Six 2cm bites; two on each leg and two on the upper right buttock.
Outcome:Mediated for $90,000.00
Case Name:Niewinski vs. Knox
Venue:Wayne County Circuit Court
Date of Dog Bite:October 7, 1999
Age of Victim at Time of Attack:49 years old
Type of Dog:Rottweiler
Type of Injury:Injuries to her right breast, including multiple scars and residual pain and discomfort.
Outcome:Case settled for $175,000.00.

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