Owner May Be Liable for Dog Bite Attack

Facts: A resident’s dog attacked a woman as she walked by the site on a roadway. The dog-bite victim sued the site owner for negligence for failing to: (1) adequately screen his residents; (2) enter into an agreement whereby the residents were prohibited from having and keeping vicious dogs; (3) adequately inspect the premises; and (4) comply with legal requirements under state and federal law for ownership of rental property; as well as “other specifications of negligence to be proven at trial.”

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