Gulfport, MS asked in Personal Injury for Mississippi

Q: Bit by a dog and owner won’t provide proof of vaccination. Owner lying about dog being an inside dog. What can I do?

I got checked out and have an antibiotic. May need to get rabies vaccine if I don’t have proof that this dog was vaccinated. I contacted the owner and she is stalling and lying to me about everything it seems. I am nice, but I did nothing wrong in this situation.

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Arthur Calderon
Arthur Calderon
  • Cleveland, MS
  • Licensed in Mississippi

A: You may have a case against the dog owner, especially if the dog had previous indications of being violent. If that is the case, then you could potentially sue the owner for damages, to include medical bills and vaccinations. I would highly encourage you to reach out to a personal injury lawyer to further discuss.

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