Holly Shank, 41, has been ordered to Bay County District Court to state her case after her pit bull attacked and mauled a neighborhood boy at her home on Saturday. The mauling took place in the 400 block of 19th Street Saturday when the six-year old boy attempted to pet the dog.
The victim’s name was not given, but he suffered a a laceration across his right eye and through his tear duct in addition to several lacerations on his forehead. The victim had to have emergency plastic surgery on his eye at University of Michigan Health System.
According to Dogsbite.org, Victims of serious dog attacks often suffer acute damage, which may require $250,000 to one million dollars in specialized medical care treatment. Reconstructive surgery, such as skin grafting, tissue expansion and scar diminishment, often requires multiple procedures over a period of years.
Seeing a copy of the Michigan accident report is extremely important. Reports are critical to professional investigations and also serve to create peace of mind for the victims and their families. Without an official report, you’ll likely be unaware of several key facts that help to explain how the accident happened, and you’ll also be unable to dispute any inaccuracies the accident report may contain.
3 Facts to remember about Michigan Accident reports:
If you file an insurance claim or lawsuit, this document will be the first piece of evidence that everyone wants to see.
An Michigan accident report’s main purpose is to tell what happened: how, where, when, and to whom.
The “how” of an accident report is the officer’s best after-the-fact interpretation of the crash. Sometimes it’s possible to amend disputed facts in a report.
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