No. 75-432.

36 Ill. App.3d 130 (1976)

344 N.E.2d 268

JO ANN NELSON, a Minor, by Eric D. Nelson, her Father and Next Friend, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. GEORGE N. LEWIS, Defendant-Appellee.

Appellate Court of Illinois — Fifth District.

Opinion filed March 3, 1976.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Fleming & Fleming, of O'Fallon, for appellant.

Vincent J. Hatch, of Brady, Donovan & Hatch, of Belleville, for appellee.

Judgment affirmed.

Mr. PRESIDING JUSTICE KARNS delivered the opinion of the court:

Plaintiff, by her father and next friend, brought an action under the Illinois "dog-bite" statute (Ill. Rev. Stat. 1973, ch. 8, par. 366) for injuries inflicted upon her by defendant's dog. From judgment entered on a jury verdict for the defendant, she appeals.

On the date of her injury, plaintiff Jo Ann Nelson, a 2 1/2-year-old, was playing "crack-the-whip" in defendant...

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