I've seen there dog with mine chasing the bus but dogs fight hows this my bill to pay there dog is not tied so why is it my fault cause my dog is bigger then there's county dogs roam wow really and yeah I'm sure it chased there's on there property there's no fence please help
There's really not a whole lot that you can do, aside from alert local law enforcement. Keep in mind that in Mississippi, a dog really only gets one bite, and that one bite puts the owner on notice of the dog's violent propensities. In other words, after that first bite, the owner is...View More
My landlord has a no pet policy, but I have been wanting to get an emotional support animal. I want to know if I need to have some sort of letter stating that the animal is of service and I want to be sure that the landlord cannot kick me out of the home or charge a pet fee over the cat.
I have the cat on security video walking up to me on 3/18/2023 at 5:13AM wanting to be petted. I petted him. Without provocation, he lunges at me and seizes my right hand and bites it several times all the while clawing my right arm with his hind feet. I pull away and the cat stands there looking... View More
A ex gave me a dog for a gift and I had the dog for a service dog/emotional support dog, he came back 8 months later wanting the dog back, then took me to court and the judge granted him the dog. The judge and his dad is best friends. I have all the vet bills and etc, it’s micro chipped under my... View More
It really depends. There is nothing necessarily requiring you to have a lawyer as a victim; however, if there is the possibility of a civil suit for damages against the dog's owner, you may want to seriously consider having a lawyer present so that they can also communicate with the prosecutor...View More
After I was taken away my exgf, who's invitation was recended to my home... used a non authorized key.... She stole 2 phones and an I pad that was basically new all individually worth over $500 and I want to discredit her as well due to the fact she's a habitual liar and a theif...
From the looks of it, you have a case that should go to trial, particularly given the circumstances of her entering your home. Your best bet is going to be to contact an experienced criminal defense attorney to walk through the facts and circumstances of what happened, especially when it comes to...View More
lawyer hired by fedex claims it is our fault for letting the dog out on our own property. our county does have a leash law, but it specifically states that you become liable when dog leaves your property.
Depending on how the driver was handling the truck when this occurred, there may be a good argument to have FedEx at least pay some damages, though it would depend on the type of dog, bills associated with it, etc.
we were invited by a pitts owner who did not ensure the animal was secured and her stepson let him out who immediately attacked my dog. After 12000.00 vet bill, he died. I can prove he killed 20 chickens the week before and goats months before that. Thus is in smith county. I made a report ar... View More
You could potentially sue the owners of the pitbull. If the dog had a history of being violent, then they were effectively put on notice of the dogs violent propensities, which means that they could be found to be legally responsible for any damages to a person or their property.
Likely not. If he is allowing the dog to get out and the dog bites someone, especially after having already shown a propensity for viciousness, then he could be found liable for any harm that the dog causes. It sounds like it might be worth it for you to talk to a lawyer about, especially if the...View More
The first thing to do is to read the county or city ordinances (depending on where you live) to find out about your remedies. If your local Sheriff’s Dept or city has an animal control division, call them and report the loose dogs and your fears. The video will be your best evidence.
In most states, you need what it called a "certificate of merit" to file a malpractice claim. Depending on the local rules, you can get it after you file the complaint, but there is a specific deadline by which you must file the certificate of merit. The certificate of merit requires...View More
If you have not already done so, contact your homeowner's insurance carrier to report the claim. The insurance company should defend the case and will employ a Mississippi lawyer to advise you on your liability.
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