Hobbs, NM asked in Animal / Dog Law and Personal Injury for New Mexico

Q: If a person puts their hand in the window of my car or over the top of my convertable and my dog, a Doberman bites them

Is it my responsability?

1 Lawyer Answer
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing

A: Likely no, but report it to your homeowners insurance (& car insurance) just in case--let them deal with it.

If they stuck their hand in, likely you are not guilty of anything, Over the top is a bit different, possibly, depending on what they were doing. Hopefully you don't have a Doberman in a convertible with the top down unattended.

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