- Date: May 31, 2019
- Victim’s Age: 8 years old
- Victim’s Sex: Male
- Occupation: N/A
- Place: Ontario
- Compensation/ Settlement Amount: $155,000.
- Breed of Dog: N/A
- On/Off property: ON
- Owner of the dog: N/A
- Chained: N/A
- Relationship to dog: Non-Family
- Multiple dogs: No
- Injuries sustained: bites to his face
An eight-year-old boy in Ontario was badly bitten on the face by a dog. He sustained multiple lacerations to his face requiring sutures and leaving a scar.
The Dog Attack
On May 31, 2019, the victim was attacked by a dog while visiting someone’s house. The victim was treated at the emergency department of St. Joseph’s Hospital for a laceration on his left cheek and 3 lacerations on his eyebrow. The victim’s mother initiated a lawsuit against the dog owner and reached a court-approved settlement on January 9, 2021.
Victim injuries from a Dog attack/ dog bite injury.
He suffered a 1.5 by 0.8 centimeter cut on his right cheek requiring 5 stitches. The wound left permanent scarring.
Compensation for victim
The court-approved settlement was for $155,000 in general damages.