Illinois Dog Attack Injuries And Associated Lawsuits

Dog attack injuries and associated legal issues have been discussed on this site on the “Illinois Dog Bites” page.  Additionally, individual posts discussing dog attacks (many fatal) as well as personal injury lawsuits (including wrongful death lawsuits) resulting from dog attack injuries are seen in the “Illinois dog attacks” category.

Over the last few months, there have been various dog attack lawsuits featured in the Madison Record.  Two of these lawsuits are highlighted below.

The first lawsuit is seen in the July 19, 2016 Madison Record article titled “Trenton man blames dog owners for injuries.”  An excerpt regarding the alleged attack and associated harm:

According to the complaint, on June 14, while Eller was lawfully ot the Lomardos’ property, their dog suddenly and without provocation attacked and bit him. The suit says the bites caused Eller severe injuries to his lips, nose, throat, left thigh and stomach.

The second lawsuit concerning an alleged pit bull attack in Belleville is discussed in the November 16, 2016 Madison Record article titled “Man alleges dog attacked him, caused injuries.”  An excerpt:

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on June 9, he was peaceably conducting himself at the Belleville home of his wife and daughter when the defendant’s two pit bulls, without any provocation, entered the premises and viciously attacked him, fracturing his left wrist.

He claims he has suffered pain and suffering, disfigurement and medical expenses.

Additional details regarding these Illinois dog attacks and associated lawsuits can be seen in the Madison Record articles mentioned above.


Should you or someone you care for experience injury or other harm in Illinois, please contact the Elman Law Group for a free consultation to discuss the situation and to see if filing of a personal injury lawsuit is warranted.

Elman Law Group’s Lead Attorney, Tony Elman, is a personal injury trial lawyer.  Over the last 25+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 25+ year period, Elman Law Group has built a reputation for its courtroom trial performance, including getting large verdicts for smaller cases.  In fact, because of these court trial accomplishments, many well-known law firms choose to have Elman Law Group take cases to court.

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