This lawsuit revolved around a personal injury dog bite claim occurring at a residential property in Crawford County, Illinois. Jason Schutte represented and defended the landlord who owned the property where the bite occurred. Plaintiff was visiting a tenant who rented the property and owned the dog in question. Plaintiff was bitten by the tenant's dog upon entering the residence.
Plaintiff filed suit against the landlord asserting causes of action for negligence and violation of the Illinois Animal Control Act. Jason obtained summary judgment in favor of his client on both causes of action.