10-year-old boy was playing in his front yard when his neighbors German shepherd came into his yard and bit the boy on the chest area.
The bite left a minimal scar on the upper portion of his chest that was not visible when wearing clothing. Mom attempted to work with insurance company and they offered her $10,000 to resolve the case. Mom consulted our firm and received a consultation with a local plastic surgeon who recommended some minor scar revision. Investigation also revealed the neighbor’s dog had bitten another child a year early. The evidence was utilized in receiving a $100,000 policy limits award for the child. The proceeds were placed in a structured annuity and paid for the boy’s college education.