Plano, TX asked in Personal Injury for Texas

Q: I got bit by a dog in a city park. Can I sue the city for my injuries if I don't know who the dog's owner is?

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Justin Charles Roberts
Justin Charles Roberts
  • Tyler, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Without more facts, this is a difficult question to answer. In order to file a legitimate claim against the city, you would need to determine whether the city has liability (i.e., whether the city itself did anything wrong). Keep in mind that governmental entities, including cities, have extensive immunity from lawsuits in Texas.

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