Learn about the laws and practical considerations in a dog bite related personal injury case.
"One-Bite" vs. Strict Liability Rules for Dog Bite Injury Cases
An overview of the two main types of owner liability for injuries caused by a dog, and the general rule by state.
Owner Liability for Injury Caused By a Provoked Dog
If the victim of a dog bite was taunting, aggravating, poking, or otherwise provoking the dog, the owner may be off the hook for injury liability.
Homeowner Liability for Dog Bites to Trespassers
Is the homeowner still liable for injuries if thier dog bites someone who is on their property illegally?
Choose you state from the list below to find the laws governing dog bite injury lawsuits and dog owner liability.
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Can You Sue the Dog Owner for Injury or Other Damages?
When can you sue a dog owner for a bite injury or other type of injury or "damages"?
Legal Elements of a Dog Bite Injury Claim
An overview of the legal issues involved in bringing a personal injury claim or lawsuit for injury caused by a dog.
Defenses to a Dog Bite Injury Lawsuit
Learn about the defenses available to the dog owner being sued in a dog bite injury case.
Settlement of a Dog Bite Injury Claim
Find out what goes into settling a dog bite injury claim, and what elements affect the potential value of the case.