Exceptions To The One Bite Rule In North Carolina


North Carolina dog owners are responsible for injuries caused by their pets if they know that the pet is dangerous. Normally, in order for a dog owner to be held responsible for injuries caused by their dog, it must have exhibited some aggressive behavior, or have bitten or injured someone in the past, putting the owner on notice that the dog is potentially dangerous. There are some circumstances, however, in which a dog owner will be responsible for injuries even if the dog has not had its “one bite.” Dog Bites In North Carolina If a dog over the age of [...]