Dog bites and dog attacks happen in Illinois, and as seen in various Illinois dog attack posts on this site, such dog attacks can cause serious injury, and in some cases, death. For non-fatal attacks, serious dog attacks have caused extensive injuries, and long-term impairments including disfigurement. In these serious dog attacks, medical costs can be substantial, and as such, those who have suffered serious dog attacks often file personal injury lawsuits in order to attain injury compensation.
A recent dog attack happened in Joliet. The attack, on various parties, involved two aggressive pit bulls. The attack was discussed in a variety of media sources, including the January 22, 2016 Joliet Patch article titled “Pit Bulls Attack Woman, Dog While Out On Walk” as well as the January 21 The Herald-News article titled “Joliet police: Pit bull euthanized after being shot by off-duty officer.”
An excerpt from the Patch article:
A pit bull has been euthanized after it and another pit bull allegedly bit a woman and attacked her dog while she was walking the animal in the 3300 block of Timber Edge Circle Jan. 15.
As seen in the articles, both the dog that was attacked, as well as the owner, suffered serious injuries.
Additional details and possible updates concerning the dog bite injuries and the attack can be seen in the two 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 20+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.
During this 20+ 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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Elman Law Group, LLC handles Chicago area and other Illinois personal injury lawsuits as well as wrongful death lawsuits.