Healthcare worker gets $1.75M for dog bite on finger

HACKENSACK – A home health-care worker injured after he was bitten by a client’s dog has agreed to a $1.75 million settlement, according to New Jersey Law Journal.

Howard Kraft, a physical therapist employed by Valley Hospital Home Care, was leaving the Hillsdale home of Aret and Meri Tasciyan on Feb. 5, 2014 after caring for their elderly relative, according to the lawsuit filed in Bergen County Superior Court.

Suddenly, the couple’s two-year-old, 30-pound Schipperke-Corgi mix bit Kraft on the left hand, according to the suit.

Kraft, who was 59 at the time, suffered three deep puncture wounds of the index …read more

Source: Bergen

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