South Carolina Animal / Dog Law Questions & Answers

Q: Am I liable if a Unleashed dog runs into the street and runs into my car

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Car Accidents for South Carolina on
Answered on Jun 22, 2016
Peter Munsing's answer
Generally no. They may be responsible for your property damage. Note also that a dogs "value" in most states is minimal.

However if they are making a claim you have an obligation to notify your insurance. Do not discuss on social media.Talk less, listen more if dealing with them.

Q: If my dogs attack another dog on street. Can owner sue me?

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Animal / Dog Law for South Carolina on
Answered on Mar 3, 2016
Mr. Michael O. Stevens' answer
They can always sue you, but unless you did something negligent they are not going to win.

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