Bison attack leads to personal injury suit

By Joel Brakken | Jan 23, 2014

A woman is suing after being attacked by a bison while on the defendant's property.

Betty L. Bishop filed a lawsuit Jan. 3 in St. Clair County Circuit Court against Jim Hayes and Berniece Hayes, individually and doing business as J-H Bison Ranch, citing negligence.

According to the complaint, the defendants owned property at 10802 Sunnyside School Road int Trenton and maintained a bison on the property. Bishop says on Jan. 8, 2011, she was at the property when she was attacked by the bison and sustained a fractured tibia and fibula, among other injuries.

Bishop is seeking damages in excess of $50,000.

She is being represented in the case by attorney Carol L. Cagle.

St. Clair County Circuit Court Case No. 14-L-3.

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