Why Dog Bites are Premises Liability Cases

By on Aug 3, 2017 in Premises Liability | 0 comments

When you think about premises liability, you think about drowning accidents in swimming pools and resorts, escalator accidents in office buildings and malls, and fires and explosions in construction sites. Indeed, the property owners can be held liable for the accidents, injuries, and financial damages in these instances. According to the website of Russo, Russo & Slania P.C., dog biting accidents can also be under premises liability. When you think about it plainly, it doesn’t make sense, because why is a property owner liable for an animal attack. But when you study it deeply, you will realize that it does make sense. Property owners should make sure that the dogs in their premises are not causes of harm. In this aspect, dog biting accidents in the property owner’s premises is indeed a premises liability case. But like any personal injury case, the most important aspect of a...