A dog bit someone in house he was warned and beware dogs posted he said he was not afraid of dogs

Asked 8 months ago - Dallas, TX

my mother owns a duplex she lives on one side and lets her grandson stay next door where dog bite occurred can they sue my mother or should they be suing her grandson who is the tenant

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  1. Richard Kurt Arbuckle


    Contributor Level 18


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    Answered . They will probably sue both if anyone. Hopefully there is homeowners insurance, renters insurance, or both. If not, there could be a judgment. So if there is insurance, turn it over to them. If not, then hire a lawyer to defend them and do it sooner rather than later.

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  2. Tatiana Kadetskaya

    Contributor Level 19


    Lawyers agree

    Answered . If your mother or her grandson have homeowners' insurance or renters' insurance, turn the case over to them.

  3. Christian K. Lassen II


    Contributor Level 20


    Lawyers agree

    Answered . Let the homeowner's insurance carrier sort it out.

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