It was more than four years ago when Frankie Flora, a Hopewell Junction, New York, resident, was attacked by a pit bull. From the vicious attack he suffered from roughly 100 lacerations and has had surgeries to correct nerve damage and cosmetic damage from scaring. In total he has had 25 surgeries, with most surgeries lasting for seven to nine hours at a time.
The medical costs have also been rather high, and since it was the first time the pit bull that attacked him bit someone, his family was not able to try and hold the owner accountable. However, new legislation introduced by several New York state senators would change all of this.
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