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Blog: Dog Bites

  • Dog Bite Incidents in NJ: Owner Liability and Legal Consequences

    Aug 8, 2023

    Dog ownership brings joy and companionship to countless households across New Jersey. However, as much as dogs can be wonderful additions to families, they also come with certain responsibilities. In cases where a I. Understanding New Jersey's Dog Bite Laws: New Jersey operates under a "strict liability" statute when it comes to dog bites. According to N.J.S.A. 4:19-16, a dog owner is held strictly liable for any II. Dog Owner Liability: In Ne...
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  • How To File A Claim For a Dog Bite In New Jersey

    Feb 2, 2023

    When Why Do Dog Bites Happen? A dog bite can be the result of many different factors. Some dog bites are intentional and some happen because a dog is in pain, afraid, or being aggressive (such as when dogs fight). Dog owners could also lose control over their dog if it runs after someone who has run from them for any number of reasons such as to play with that person or perhaps ou...
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