Dog attacks a courier who has entered the courtyard to deliver a package: the judge condemns the owner. Here is his decision
The affair happened in Varese in 2015, but the sentence has just arrived. A cane, crossing with a poodle, attacked a courier who entered the house to deliver a package.
The reconstruction of the facts attests that that day in 2015, the courier arrived near the house for deliver a parcel. After ringing the intercom, he entered the courtyard, where he is though ran into the dog. The latter was linked to the chain. A chain long enough for him to reach that stranger e bite him on the right leg.
After the incident, the employee of the shipping company reported the fact. And he went to the ER, where he was medicated and discharged with a prognosis of seven days. The courier, however, remained at home, absent from work, for the next two months. Assisted by his lawyer, he asked for compensation of 15 thousand euros.
The defense, on the other hand, requested the acquittal of the dog’s owner, establishing that the animal was kept in the compliance with all regulations required by law and that the courier would enter the courtyard, despite the warning sign the presence of a dog. A request which, however, was not accepted.
The judge’s decision against the owner of the dog
The judge of the Court of Varese sentenced the owner of the puppy to pay one fine of 800 euros and al damages towards the other party. He is accused of the ration of personal injury.
Despite the fight in court, after six years, the owner of the dog will then have to pay damages to the courier and a fine for the alleged crime.
The law provides for a more which varies from a minimum of 516 to a maximum of 2,582 euros. Or, alternatively, the stay at home from a minimum of 15 to a maximum of 45 days oi socially useful services from a minimum of 20 days to a maximum of 6 months.