A Cook County man is suing over claims his son was attacked by a neighbor's dog.

On behalf of his minor son and himself, Ismael Delgado filed suit Sept. 10 in Cook County Circuit Court against Juana Pita, alleging violations of the Illinois Animal Control Act.

According to the complaint, Delgado's son was at the premises next door to Pita's residence and down the street from his home on West Potomac Avenue on Nov. 21, 2013, when he was attacked by Pita's dog. Delgado claims his son sustained injuries to his back and lower extremities as a result of the incident.

He is seeking more than $50,000 in damages and is represented by attorney Arturo Jauregui of Jauregui & Associates in Chicago.

Cook County Circuit Court case number: 2014L009455.

This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed in Cook County Circuit Court. The details in this report come from an original complaint filed by a plaintiff. Please note, a complaint represents an accusation by a private individual, not the government. It is not an indication of guilt and it only represents one side of the story.

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