Unprovoked dog bite in Freeburg is subject of suit

Kelly Holleran Feb. 10, 2009, 11:00am

Delano C. Kostka has filed suit against Felicia Keener, alleging he sustained injuries after her dog bit him.

Kostka was at 3863 Old Freeburg Road in Freeburg on June 3, 2007, when the dog attacked and bit him with no provocation, according to the complaint filed Feb. 6 in St. Clair County Circuit Court.

Because of the bite, Kostka sustained permanent injuries, partial disability and pain and incurred medical expenses, the suit states.

He is seeking a judgment in excess of $50,000, plus costs.

He is represented by Jack A. Strellis of Strellis and Field in Waterloo.

St. Clair County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-0069.

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