Defense Jury Verdict in Lamar County, Texas Obtained by William H. Chamblee and Caleena Svatek
November 10, 2015
William H. Chamblee and Caleena Svatek obtained a defense jury verdict in Lamar County, Texas in a dog bite lawsuit. Plaintiff contended that Defendants negligently handled his rabid dog and failed to warn Plaintiff of his rabid dog before it bit him as he got the dog out of the kennel. Plaintiff sought to recover personal injury damages. Defendants successfully established contributory negligence because Plaintiff failed to vaccinate the dog for rabies. The jury returned a defense verdict holding Plaintiff 90% negligent.