Dog Attack Costs Owner Millions

Recently in the state of Georgia, the family of an 8 year old girl was awarded over $36 million in damages. The girl was the victim of a brutal dog attack, and had to have her arm partially amputated.

The dogs' owner, Twyann Vaughn, will likely have her wages garnished in order to pay the sum.

Many homeowners insurance policies, provide liability coverage for dog bites & attacks. However, some policies restrict coverage for certain breeds of dogs.

If you are a dog owner, we recommend that you speak with your insurance agent to ensure that your policy provides adequate coverage for the risks posed by dog ownership.

Call us today at 877-506-5061, for a review of your current insurance policy.

Sources: Insurance Journal: Family of Georgia Girl Attacked by Dog Awarded $36 Million » USA Today: Girl's $72 million award for pit bull attack cut in half »