Kensington business owner's dog attacked plaintiff, suit says

By Nicholas Malfitano | Mar 22, 2018


PHILADELPHIA – A Delaware plaintiff has initiated legal action versus a Kensington business and its proprietor, whose pet dog allegedly attacked her last fall.

Katrice Williams-Dredden of Wilmington, Del. filed suit in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas on March 13 versus Jedidiah Weller and Webjunto, LLC, both of Philadelphia.

Per the litigation, Williams-Dredden said she was a customer of the defendant business on Nov. 14 of last year, when Weller’s dog lunged at the plaintiff, biting her on each of her thighs. When Williams-Dredden tried to pull free of the dog’s grip, her hip was caused to pop, she says.

As a result, Williams-Dredden allegedly suffered puncture wounds to the inner thighs, permanent scarring and disfigurement, hip pain, right leg pain and weakness, post-traumatic anxiety and depression, severe damage to her nerves and nervous system, bruising, swelling, numbness, general discomfort, plus other ills and injuries.

Williams accused Weller of possessing a dog of a known vicious character, permitting the dog to attack her and failing to properly restrain and/or muzzle the dog, among numerous other charges.

For a single count of negligence, the plaintiff is seeking damages, jointly and/or severally, in excess of $50,000, plus interest and costs of suit.

The plaintiff is represented by Edith A. Pearce of The Pearce Law Firm, in Philadelphia.

Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas case 180301424

From the Pennsylvania Record: Reach Courts Reporter Nicholas Malfitano at nickpennrecord@gmail.com

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