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$142,500 Settlement for Injury Sustained When Dog Jumped on Plaintiff

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Denville, NJ

Christopher L. Musmanno, personal injury attorney with Einhorn, Barbarito, Frost & Botwinick, reached a settlement in the case of a Plaintiff, age eighty-one (81), who was visiting Defendants’ home when their dog, who was unsecured, jumped on Plaintiff, knocking her to the ground. Defendants knew that Plaintiff had recently undergone a knee replacement and was unsteady on her feet. Defendants failed to restrain their dog despite this knowledge. Plaintiff suffered a fractured hip and needed a hip replacement. The case settled for a total amount of $142,500.

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