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What could a bicyclist do when attacked by a dog?

Prey run, and natural predators might chase things that move. Such advice seems helpful to those living in areas known for mountain lions and other dangerous creatures. Similar advice may apply to Connecticut bicycle commuters who pass large and dangerous dogs. Then...

What is Connecticut’s dog bite law?

Connecticut's dog bite law states that the owner of the dog is liable if the animal causes injury to the person or property of another. It also applies if the injured person wasn't trespassing when the bite occurred. The victim must also not have been teasing, abusing...

Have you been bitten by a dog in Connecticut?

As a resident in Connecticut, you likely run into dogs several times a day, even if you aren't a pet-owner yourself. Whether it's a neighbor's dog, a family dog, or just the dog of a stranger passing by on the street, there are plenty of canines and canine lovers...

Does Connecticut dog bite law only apply to dogs?

Connecticut is fairly well known for dog bite laws that place strict expectations on dog owners to control their animals or face severe penalties. But what if you are attacked by an animal other than a dog? Is the animal's owner equally liable if you are assaulted by...

Liability in dog bite cases

Dog owners in Connecticut should keep a close eye on their dogs, as the state has strict liability laws regarding injuries caused by these animals. Unlike some states, it does not matter whether the owner knows the dog is vicious or not, if they attack and harm...

Recovering from an animal bite

If you are struggling because of a recent animal bite, your life may be hard for different reasons. For example, you may be dealing with physical pain or a deep wound that the attack brought on. At , we also know that animal bite...

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