What if the Dog That Bit Me Has Never Bit Anyone Else Before?
When an individual comes into the office in Tampa, FL who’s been bitten by a dog or who’s child has been bitten by a dog and indicates that the dog has never bitten anyone before and has never shown any sort of vicious propensities. In that case, it’s important to know that in the state of Florida there are statutes that make the dog owners strictly liable for any injuries and damages caused by their dog regardless of whether that dog has ever bitten anyone before. It’s very important that you go to a competent personal injury lawyer in Tampa, FL to investigate a dog bite even if the owner tells you the dog has never bitten anyone else or displayed any sort of vicious propensities prior to the dog bite involving you or your child.
This informational blog post was provided by Dennis Morgenstern, an experienced Tampa, Florida Dog Bite Lawyer.