Asked in Landlord - Tenant and Personal Injury for Arkansas

Q: Can I sue the landlord for a tenants dog biting me

I Was Bitten at the end of September the owner of the dog knew the dog was vicious it's not the first time this dog has been somebody I'm like the fifth person is bitten can I sue the landlord for pain and suffering since the tenant has no insurance and it happened on the landlords property

2 Lawyer Answers
Michael Bersani

A: In NY, the answer is yes. If the LL knew of the viciousness of the dog and failed to protect the tenants, depending on the precise facts, it is possible to hold the LL liable.

Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black

A: Yes..You can also sue the dog owner and the landlord.

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