If you are attacked and injured by a dog in New Jersey, the dog’s owner may be liable for the damages you suffer, even if the animal has never bitten anyone before. In New Jersey, subject to a few exceptions, including if you were harassing the dog, proof of negligence or carelessness isn’t required in order to seek compensation for your dog bite injuries. This concept is referred to as “strict liability,” and is unique to NJ dog bite cases.
Dog Bite Damages
A settlement in a dog bite case in the same as a settlement […]