Boy, 17, awarded largest dog bite settlement in Ill. history - KMSP-TV

Boy, 17, awarded largest dog bite settlement in Ill. history

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CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -

A judge has awarded a Zion teen the largest dog bite settlement in state history.

Lawyers for the 17-year-old say he will receive more than $1 million.

Back in June of 2011, the teen was riding his bike when the bull mastiff bit him several times. The dog's owner was cited for the attack and the dog was put to sleep shortly after it happened.

The previous record for a dog bite settlement was $835,000.

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