A Frisco woman's case against ex-Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott was resolved before trial, a court official said Monday.
Jennifer Gampper's civil case, filed in Collin County in July 2021, demanded more than $1 million in damages for "severe and permanent injuries" from one of the former player's canines.
Christopher Hamilton, Gampper's attorney, stated in writing that the lawsuit was "resolved." He refused to discuss settlement terms. Elliott's lawyer ignored several requests for comment.
The 471st District Court jury trial was scheduled for Monday, according to court records. Todd Hill, court coordinator for Judge Andrea Bouressa, told The Dallas Morning News a settlement was made before trial.
Frisco officials responded to three loose canines in Starwood on May 20, 2021, according to the News. Police say a Rottweiler bit two persons before Frisco Animal Services secured them.
Police reported two non-life-threatening hospitalizations. Elliott received three animal-at-large citations and the Rottweiler was quarantined for 10 days.
The lawsuit said Elliott "was well aware that his dog had a propensity to bite and attack people" yet did not restrict it.
Landscaper Pablo Vela and Perfect Synthetic Grass were also sued. Vela, who was working at Elliott's property, allegedly neglected to close a gate, letting the dog escape.