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Who’s Liable After a Dog Attack?

Under Ontario’s Dog Owners’ Liability Act, the owner of a dog is liable for damages resulting from a bite or attack by the dog on another person or domestic animal. This liability does not require any knowledge of the dog’s propensity to attack or bite, nor does it require any fault or negligence of the owner. Essentially, if a dog attacks or bites and causes damage, the owner of the dog will be required to pay for any damages caused by the dog, regardless of any extenuating circumstances that led [...]

By | 2017-05-03T18:36:21+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Blog, Personal Injury|0 Comments