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Dog Bites in New York Pt. 3: Can I Sue a Landlord when Tenant’s Dog Bites

Posted on by Matthew Hug

If you have been bitten by a dog owned by a tenant in a building, you might also be able to sue the landlord for your injuries. The answer is maybe. In order to hold a landlord liable for a bite … Read More

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Dog Bites in New York Pt 2: The One Bite Rule

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As stated in Part One, in order to recover for injuries sustained by a dog bite, beyond mere payment of medical bills, you must establish that the dog had vicious propensities and, that the owner of the dog knew or … Read More

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Dog Bites in New York Part 1: “I have been bitten by a dog, can I sue its owner?”

Posted on by Matthew Hug

While the answer to the question of “can I sue” is undoubtedly yes. The real question is whether you can recover from the dog’s owner. And the answer to that is: it depends. There are two different ways to recover … Read More

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Personal Injury: Dog Bite: New York’s “one bite” rule

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The State of New York applies the “one bite” rule which, is to say that a dog is given a second chance. Thus, a dog owner whose dog bites someone will not be held liable for injuries sustained when their … Read More

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