Jury Verdict Triples Original Agreement

$45,000

Litigation Type - Dog Bites

Client Injury - Facial Lacerations

Our client was a young teenage boy that was visiting the home of a classmate. While at the home, the boy was bitten in the face by the family dog. Unbeknownst to the child's parents, several children had been bitten by this dog in the past. Unfortunately, the owner chose to allow the dog to run free in their home, despite its propensity for viciousness.

Our client sustained significant cuts and lacerations about his face. Thankfully, his injuries resolved through proper medical care and treatment. However, the client was left with permanent facial scarring.

An initial settlement agreement with the dog's owner was reached at mediation. However, the dog owner decided to continue his irresponsible ways and revoked his agreement to the settlement. The case was tried in Hennepin County District Court and a verdict was returned in the amount of $45,000. The verdict was more than 3 times the agreed upon settlement amount at mediation.


Learn more about our process for cases like this

Cory P. Whalen

“I’m pleased to help others understand their rights and get justice.”


Phone: 612-333-9782

Client Reviews

out of 5 reviews
Daniel Ball
Really good professionals, they solved my issues in no time using the most impressive and advanced approach. Really good, highly recommended
Jazz Smith

SiebenCarey is a professional and dedicated law organization that help accident victim.

St. Paul Local 12
Thanks for everything, your experience paid off BIG!!!
Carly R.

My boyfriend was hit by a car and while all the attorneys he talked to said he didn't have much chance of a case, SiebenCarey took him on and gave him a fighting chance. He's still recovering, but SiebenCarey is making it a lot easier.

Jenna L. at Insider Pages
I have had nothing but great service with these guys. They are very knowledgable on a wide variety of subjects and topic. They will help you with any case you need!

Award Winning Know Your Rights Attorneys

Civil Trial Specialists

10 Civil Trial Specialists, Minnesota Bar Association
3 Board Certified Trial Advocates, National Board of Trial Advocacy.

2018 Super Lawyers

Also awarded in:
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008

2019 Best Lawyers in America©

Also awarded in:
2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008.

2018 U.S. News Best Law Firms

Also awarded in:
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010

Attorneys of the Year

4 of our attorneys have been recognized as Attorneys of the Year