High Point, NC asked in Animal / Dog Law for North Carolina

Q: Hey if my dog bit a girl and the family is making us pay for the bill can we take them to court since they are not

They are not unsung their insurance can we take them to court and make them use their insurance since it will be cheaper

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Tammy Lyn Wincott
Tammy Lyn Wincott
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A: If your dog bit their child then you are responsible and they do not have to use their own insurance, in fact most of the time their insurance may refuse to pay. What would likely happen is they will make a claim on your homeowner's insurance which should cover the claim unless you have the type of dog that might be excluded from coverage.

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