May
7

Can You Get Compensation for Dog Bite If Owner Denies Responsibility?

Police dogs should be shining examples of a well-trained dog. But even these highly-behaved working dogs act like untrained animals sometimes.

In Duluth, the city awarded a woman $50,000 after she was bitten during a police dog encounter. The victim was making her rounds as a hotel housekeeper when the dog bit her on the thigh.

The Duluth City Council, who approved the settlement, denies that the payment admits any admission of liability. This just goes to show the complicated nature of Minnesota dog bite cases.

Here’s what you need to know about dog bite cases and the compensation you may want to seek if bitten.

Minnesota Dog Bite Law

The dog bite law in Minnesota states that a person [...]

Aug
26

Injured By A Dog Bite In Minnesota? Take These Steps Next

If you’re injured by a dog bite in Minnesota, pain and fear can creep into your life long after the physical wounds have healed. Victims of dog bites have protections under the law in Minnesota, so it’s important to understand what these laws mean for you if you ever fall victim to a dog bite.

Here’s what you need to know about your rights and what you can do if you’re bitten by a dog.

Dog Bites in Minnesota: The Law

The dog bite law in Minnesota is under Minnesota Statute Section 347.22. It states that an injured person may hold the owner of a dog liable for injuries caused by the animal if these things are true:

    The victim
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