Hibbing, MN asked in Animal / Dog Law and Personal Injury for Minnesota

Q: Dog broke off chain, went after dog that had previously injured said dog. Dog walker tried to break dogs apart.

In the process, was bitten and it's unknown which dog bit her. There has been no contact/communication made with either party in regards to incident. Not before, during, or after. A letter from an attorney was received by the party in question telling them to have their insurance adjuster contact said attorney for a claim to be settled. With no other information other than the alleged injuries to person walking the dog. What's the next step?

1 Lawyer Answer
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing

A: each person should contact their insurance. Odd that a chain would "break." Whoever's chain it was should keep it as that may be someone to be added to the case. Each person is responsible for keeping their dogs under control. Let the insurance company handle it is the next step.

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