dog-bite statute
A state law that makes dog owners liable for injuries caused by their dogs, even if an owner didn't know that the dog was likely to cause that kind of injury. More than half the states now have such dog-bite statutes.Compare: one-bite rule
Category: Accidents & Injuries
Category: Divorce & Family Law → Pet Law: Dogs & Cats
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

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