Ezekiel Elliott has more than just the coronavirus to deal with in 2020.
The Dallas Cowboys running back is on the receiving end of a 2020 lawsuit that alleges his dogs attacked a pool cleaner at his residence, per TMZ Sports, and the plaintiff is seeking sizable financial recompense for what she describes as “immense pain” that sent her to a local emergency room in March, after she claims the animals bit her “multiple times.”
“It’s all spelled out in new court docs, obtained by TMZ Sports, in which a woman says she went to clean Elliott’s pool at his home in Frisco, TX on March 11 … when she was “ambushed” by his 3 dogs — a Rottweiler and two bulldogs.
In the docs, the woman claims the Rottweiler bit her arm and dragged her … before the two bulldogs began attacking her legs.”
Things only got worse a few weeks later when the woman said she required surgery to repair the damage done by the Rottweiler’s bite to her forearm.
“In the lawsuit, the woman says she’s still having issues with her surgically repaired arm … and says she constantly suffers from mental and physical pain over the attack.
She’s asking for over $200,000 in the suit from the Dallas Cowboys superstar … but less than $1 million.”
Frank Salzano, an attorney for Elliott, issued a statement affirming no wrongdoing on Elliott’s part and hinting at details that have yet to be made public.
“Ezekiel was in no way negligent in connection with the alleged incident,” Salzano said. “And [he] intends to vigorously defend the lawsuit.”
In the meantime, he waits for word on if the Dallas Cowboys will begin training camp on July 28.
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