Shelly’s daughter was considering buying a house. The house was occupied by tenants who kept a Rottweiler-Labrador mixed dog. Shelly accompanied her daughter on an inspection of the house. The tenants had informed the real estate broker that their dog would be closed up in the laundry, which no one should enter. The inspector and […]
Sue lives in Pierce County with her service dog Misty. Sue often left her sliding glass door open so Misty could come and go with a neighbor’s dog, named Romeo. Neighbors Shelly and her house-guest owned a pit bull named Betty, and Betty’s mixed-bred offspring, Tank. Betty and Tank were the subjects of several complaints […]
Our law firm was not involved in the personal injury lawsuit described in this article. The owner of a dog that bites someone who is “lawfully” on the property of the dog owner is strictly liable for damages caused by the bite. Someone is “lawfully” on the dog owner’s property when he or she is […]
Our law firm was not involved in the personal injury lawsuit described in this article. A recent Washington Court of Appeals decision considered arguments for landlord liability for dog bite injury. The plaintiff was injured in a common areas by a dog owned by another tenant. The plaintiff claimed that the dog had attacked other […]
A four-year-old girl was bitten and mauled by a US Customs dog recently in the baggage claim area of Dulles airport in our nation’s capital. The dog was being trained by US Customs officials. It unknown why the dog attacked the four-year-old girl, who was treated at a local hospital.