Woman Sues Fellow Dog Walker over Broken Wrist

uit alleges that dog walker ignored repeated warnings to stay away from her dog.

Posted: December 21, 2006, 5 a.m. EST

A woman walking her dog who broke her wrist after getting snarled in a dog leash has sued a fellow dog walker.

Alida Rubin, of Manhattan, N.Y., says Eva Karastathis, also of Manhattan, ignored her warnings and approached her and Punim, her Shih Tzu, causing the dog to tangle her in the leash and landing her on the sidewalk, breaking her wrist.

Rubin said she told Karastathis to keep her dog away from Punim, who is not dog-friendly. But Karastathis allegedly ignored the warnings and let her dog out to the end of her extendable leash.

Punim went into a fit and entangled Rubin’s legs in the leash, causing her to fall, according to a lawsuit filed in Manhattan Supreme Court last week.

But Karastathis’ husband counters that claim. “There are documents and witnesses that will prove that she’s lying,” Khris Karastathis told the New York Observer. “The doormen saw that her dog wanted to play.”


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Eileen - 249708   Port Perry, ON

4/24/2016 3:28:47 AM

There are lots of dog owner out there who do not pay attention and when you ask them to keep their dog away they will come back with my dog is friendly or they say my dog just wants to play. This is not acceptable as some dogs are reactive on leash and other are in training and need to remain focused. I do allot of leash training but there are so many other dog owners who just do not listen to my requests.

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