Madison, IN asked in Animal / Dog Law, Car Accidents and Consumer Law for Indiana

Q: Can our home owners ins be liable for a lady who hit our dog?

RANDOLPH county Indiana. We live in the country, not within city limits. Our dog was half on the road and half on our property. A lady was speeding down our road and drug the dog over 100 feet, did not stop. Went down the road about 1/2 or so and made a police report once she noticed her car was damaged. She never breaked, never got over at all. Neighbors saw the accident. No on coming traffic. The vehicles behind her stopped, but she nevery did. Now she wants our homeowners ins to pay for her car

1 Lawyer Answer
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Wyomissing, PA

A: Report it to your homeowners. Let them deny her. You may have a claim for the dog though in most states the value is minimal.

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