Milberg Weiss Douglas and Garraty Files Class Action Suit against the Martin Family dog

MISHAUM POINT--(BUSINESS WIRE)--August. 2, 2004--Milberg Weiss Douglas and Garraty LLP  today announced that a class action has been commenced in the Mishaum District Court for the Southeastern region of Massachusetts on behalf of people bitten by the Martins' dog during the period between July 1, 2003 and August 10, 2004 (the "Class Period").  The marginally Honorable Rusty Shapleigh is the Judge presiding over the action.

If you wish to serve as lead plaintiff, you must move the Court no later than 60 days from today. If you wish to discuss this action or have any questions concerning this notice or your rights or interests, please contact plaintiff's counsel, Phil Douglas or Jacky Garraty of Milberg Weiss Douglas and Garraty LLP at 800/996-1000.

The complaint charges that the Martin's dog and certain of its owners with violations of the Dog Securities Act of 1934. The complaint alleges that based on the Martin's repeated statements about the safety of their dog, throughout the Class Period many people walked by the Martin house. These statements were responsible for repeated dog bites upon Mishaum residents.

The true facts which were then known by each of the defendants, but concealed from the soon-to-be-bitten public during the Class Period, were that: (a) The dog bites or has bitten most everyone on the Point. (b) The dog likes to bite (c) Dog bites can hurt.

Plaintiff seeks to recover damages on behalf of all bitees during the Class Period (the "Class"). The plaintiff is represented by Milberg Weiss Douglas and Garraty LLP, who has expertise in prosecuting dog bite class actions and extensive experience in financial extraction.

Milberg Weiss Douglas and Garraty LLP, a two-lawyer firm with offices in Mishaum and New York, is active in major litigations pending in federal and state courts throughout the United States. Milberg Weiss Douglas and Garraty LLP has taken a leading role in many important actions to the detriment of people who drive too fast on Mishaum, cheat in Beetle Cat races, as well as victims of the 2003 oil spill, and has been responsible for more than $10 billion dollars in aggregate recoveries.