Liability In Dog Bite Cases

If you were attacked by a dog, you may be able to recover compensation for your injuries. Watch this video by Las Vegas dog bite lawyer Craig Murphy to learn about liability in dog bite cases to see if you qualify.

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When someone is attacked by a dog who is owned by someone renting, and that person doesn’t have insurance, but there are serious injuries, you want to know, “Is the landlord responsible for this attack?” Under Nevada law, the unfortunate answer is no, the owner of that property is typically not going to be responsible.

There may be certain, specific instances where there can be where there may be special knowledge that the landlord has, and that they’ve overlooked, that may create responsibility on their behalf. For example, that dog has attacked numerous people on other occasions and complaints have been made to the landlord, and the landlord doesn’t make them get rid of the vicious animal or evict them. Perhaps under those circumstances, the landlord could be responsible, but it is something that is going to take a very specific investigation and specific proof.

You need a lawyer who is experienced in dealing with these types of claims to handle your case for you. Under the majority of situations, regardless of how bad the injuries are from that attack, other people, such as landlords, are not typically going to be responsible.

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