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Animal/Dog Bite Liability

  • Posted on: Jun 26 2016
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When a person’s out-of-control pet causes an injury, it can be difficult to determine whether the victim has a legal claim against the pet’s owner. Whether the owner can be held liable for the animal’s behavior will depend on whether “strict liability” and “contributory negligence” apply. Whether you can hold the owner liable for the animal’s behavior will depend on the “strict liability” and “contributory negligence” were in place. What is Strict Liability? Strict liability says that the owner is […]


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