An Omaha man has been ordered to pay more than $100,000 after his Akita dog bit a boy at a Norfolk home.
District Court Judge Patrick Rogers ruled Issidor Psahnoudis negligent for owning and harboring the dangerous dog, failing to properly train and supervise it and failing to prevent the injuries.
On May 13, 2000, Delisa Grimm of Pender, then Delisa Carpenter, and her son Anthony Ahlman were visiting a home along with Psahnoudis, who was there with his dog.
The dog attacked Ahlman, biting his face and body. The child sustained permanent injury to his face.
Rogers ordered Psahnoudis to pay special damages of $16,573 for medical bills and other expenses, and $85,000 for the boy's pain and suffering, permanent injury and future medical costs.
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