Ocean Isle Beach, NC asked in Animal / Dog Law and Personal Injury for North Carolina

Q: vicious dog bite.

My wife was bitten by a dog a training facility in N.Carolina. They are not the owners of the dog. The insurance policy at this facilty does not cover my wife. The owners of the dog are another adoption facilty in S.Carolina,who sends dogs to this training facility who have a bad history of misbehavior. Can week seek damages from the facility in S.Carolina? My wifes right thumb in her dominant hand was crushed in this attack. It is fused,with no movement,no knuckle,and severe nerve damage. Plus ptsd among other things. There was also a 4hr.operation involved.My wife has her own personal traing buisness and will never be able to do a lot of things she used to to do while trainging her clients. A big mess as you can see. We seek counsel and any help possible.

1 Lawyer Answer

Peter N. Munsing


A: It'll be a question of who had responsibility for the dog at the time. Suggest you contact a member of the NCAssn for Justice such as Doug Abrams in Raleigh--you can use my name; he'll give you a free consult.

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