Seattle’s KOMO News reports that Ronda Petty, of Skokomish Nation, Washington was attacked by a neighbor’s Rottweiler dog as she carried groceries to her RV parked outside of her home. The dog left her with “deep bite wounds on her shoulder, waist and hip,” according to KOMO news. The dog is owned by her neighbor Henrietta Smith.
In describing the attack, Petty said, “And then grabbed my arm first and just started ripping it like an old rag doll, and I think it just ripped my arm right out, and he went for the stomach, the hips.”
The dog is being checked for rabies at Shelton Veterinary Hospital and Smith has agreed to euthanize it.
If you have been a victim of an attack by a dog, you may be entitled to money for your damages including your medical and hospital bills, pain and suffering, emotional trauma and loss of wages. If the dog owner has homeowners insurance, we may be able to help you recover your damages. We have represented dog bite victims in the Seattle area including children playing at a neighbor’s house and people who have been attacked by dogs at a park.
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