Dog Bite

Dog bites drunk woman at party; jury awards $120,000, finds no contributory negligence. San Diego County.

Plaintiff was at a party and opened the wrong door as she tried to leave the room to smoke. She accidentally entered the garage of defendants and was attacked by their pit bull, suffering injury to her lip and chin.  No contributory negligence was found on the part of the plaintiff despite her high blood alcohol level.

  • Case Name: Paulette Morales v. Lizet Medina, et al
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Thursday, January 10, 2013
  • Type of Case: Dog Bite