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A man flying on Delta Airlines from Atlanta to San Diego says a fellow passenger's emotional support dog mauled him on the airplane. The man, Marlin Jackson, is now accusing the airline of negligence and is suing both Delta and the dog owner.

Jackson said on a June 2017 flight, he approached his row and encountered a man in the middle seat with a large dog "attempting to sit on his lap."

"The animal was so large it encroached into the aisle seat and window seat,"according to Jackson's law suit, filed in Fulton County State Court on Friday. According to the suit, Delta policy for large animals states they should be secured on the floor, but employees allowed the dog to remain on its owner's lap. 

Read more: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/man-sues-delta-after-emotional-support-dog-allegedly-mauled-him-on-flight/

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