In a ruling issued last Tuesday, August 30, Nassau County Supreme Court Justice Leonard Steinman wrote in Waldman v. Sangiray that Engin Sangiray, the owner of a two-year-old Siberian Husky – a supposedly non-violent creature – that allegedly jumped on 82-year-old Jacqueline Waldman, may be liable for her injuries.
According to court documents, Waldman was walking with her three-year-old grandson in Hewlett Harbor, New York on June 8, 2012, when Sangiray’s Siberian Husky came up to them and placed its paws on her shoulder as they passed by Sangiray’s house.
Waldman claims that the dog named Louie tipped her over, causing her to roll over on her back, and that, at some point, the dog bit her on the arm. Due to the incident, Waldman filed a personal injury lawsuit against Sangiray, who moved for summary judgment, arguing that there had no previous evidence of the dog injuring or biting anyone in the past.
Our attorneys at Hach & Rose, LLP provide comprehensive legal counsel for people who have been injured by animals in New York. Speak with a qualified member of our legal team by calling our offices today at (212) 779-0057.
Sixty-two-year-old New York resident Anthony Purisima is suing a multitude of establishments and the local government of New York for a host of lawsuits which include personal injury and civil rights violations, the New York Post reported on May 16.
Purisima has filed a 22-page complaint against Boston, Massachusetts-based bakery and café chain Au Bon Pain, hospitals Carepoint Health and Hoboken University Medical Center, a Kmart store (outlet 7749), the St. Luke’s Emergency Department, New York City Transit Authority, New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority, and La Guardia Airport Administration, among others for two undecillion dollars, referring to the lawsuit’s status as “priceless,” according to the plaintiff.
The lawsuit resulted from Purisima getting bitten by a dog on an MTA bus and tourists allegedly photographing him without his permission in the hospital he stayed at.
Our attorneys at Hach & Rose, LLP in New York handle personal injury cases with expertise and commitment. Call us today at 866-LAWS-USA if you have inquiries regarding your case.
More than 4 million dog bite injuries occur annually in the United States, often leaving victims with significant pain and suffering, as well as overwhelming bills related to necessary medical care. While nothing can erase the pain resulting from a dog bite injury, victims may be able to secure much-needed financial compensation by filing a lawsuit against the dog owner, and in some cases, the landlord or property owner of the property where the dog lives. To learn more about dog bite injury liability, or to take legal action if you’ve been injured by someone else’s dog, contact Hach & Rose, LLP, today by calling (212) 779-0057.