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 [...]

By |2018-10-02T19:41:38+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Dog Bite|

Breed Specific Dog Bite Legislation in North Carolina

North Carolina, like many states, follows a “one bite” rule in determining an owner’s liability for injuries inflicted by pets. If a dog has previously bitten or attacked someone, or has been declared by a local animal control agency to be “potentially dangerous,” the owner is on notice that their pet is dangerous, and will [...]

By |2018-08-08T08:25:12+00:00August 8th, 2018|Dog Bite|
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