Leash Laws and Liability For Dog Bites 


You are walking down the sidewalk in your neighborhood, minding your own business, and your neighbor’s dog runs up and sinks its teeth into your leg. Your neighbor is responsible, right? After all, the dog wasn’t even on a leash! You may be surprised to find out that your neighbor is not automatically responsible for your medical bills. That may depend on the dog’s history, the time of day, end even where you live in North Carolina.    North Carolina General Statutes Section 67.12 Many people are surprised to find out that there is no statewide leash law in North Carolina. There are only two statewide laws [...]