Our dog bite injury attorneys at Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. represent victims bitten by a dog that ran through an invisible fence in Michigan. Injuries resulting from these dog bite attacks are often very serious and result in permanent and disfiguring scars. A person who is bitten on property or public street by a dog that ran through an invisible fence does have the legal right to pursue a lawsuit against the dog owner under Michigan law.
The dog bite statute in Michigan, M Civ JI 80.01 states that “the owner of a dog that without provocation bites a person while that person is [on public property / lawfully on private property] is liable for any damages suffered by the person bitten, regardless of the previous viciousness of the dog or whether the owner knew of that viciousness.”
This law means that the dog owner is liable if the injury occurred because the dog owner was unreasonably careless in controlling the dog. This can include not restraining a dog on a chain and in particular when a dog runs through an invisible fence and attacks some..
In addition to the dog bite liability law, a victim must be aware of the statute for filing a lawsuit in order to receive compensation for their injuries in the dog attack. In Michigan, a person injured in a dog bite or attack must generally file a lawsuit within three years of the date of the accident. If you fail to meet that deadline, your case will be destroyed and you cannot sure for your injuries.
It is essential that you contact our experienced lawyers as soon as possible so that you do not lose your rights to a fair settlement. Victims bitten by a dog that ran an invisible fence do have legal rights.
Call our top rated Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. dog bite law firm now to discuss your case and learn what legal recourse is available to you. Our attorneys have extensive knowledge of these dog bite laws and use them to win substantial settlements and verdicts for our clients. We can do the same for you or your family member.
We will represent you under our No Fee Promise, which means there are no legal fees or costs until we win or settle your case. If you or someone you know was injured when a dog ran through a fence and bit you or a child, call us now to start your case today.