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When Philadelphia personal injury firm Ostroff Injury Law received a message about an alleged dog bite victim looking to quickly settle claims against the dog’s seemingly wealthy owner, the firm was quick to determine that the whole thing was a hoax. The injury wasn’t real, the dog was fake, and, if either party existed at all, they certainly were not who they were claiming to be.

Max Mitchell

Max Mitchell is a reporter with The Legal Intelligencer, focusing on litigation in Pennsylvania with a specific emphasis on Philadelphia courts. Follow him on Twitter @MMitchellTLI.

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