Hunt Whitehead settled a case for a family, whose daughter was bitten by a pit bull. The child was bitten while visiting her grandfather’s home in Farmville, Virginia. The grandfather had been feeding and taking care of the pit bull, although he did not own the dog. The child was playing in the yard, while her grandfater was inside, and was attacked by the dog. The dog bit her head several times, resulting in numerous staples and stitches having to be put in her scalp. The grandfather had a $100,000 homeowners’ insurance policy. A discount was given to the insurance carrier in order to settle the case without the need for litigation.
- Awarded: $98,000.00