Can Someone Other Than The Dog Owner Be Responsible For A Dog Attack in Florida?

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Can Someone Other Than The Dog Owner Be Responsible For A Dog Attack in Florida?

dog bite beware of dogOftentimes when an individual’s have been involved in a dog bite case, they ask if someone other than the dog owner can be responsible, and absolutely they can be. For example, if a dog owner lives in an apartment building and the management company or they live in a home that they’re renting, if the owner of that home knows that the individual has a dog and is aware of the vicious propensities of that dog, not merely that they have a dog of a vicious breed, let’s say a pit bull but a dog that has either snapped at someone, bit someone, chased that individual in a violent manner. If that individual has knowledge of the presence of the animal and the vicious propensities that individual be the management company or the owner of a home can also be held responsible for the dog bite victim’s injuries and damages.

This informational blog post was provided by Dennis Morgenstern, an experienced Tampa, Florida Dog Bite Attorney.