My dog Bailey accidentally got out and knocked down a child. no serious injury. no biting. The situation is the child got scared at Bailey, started to run, and was knocked down. Minor scratch. apologized to the parents. no information was exchanged. What legal action could be taken against us?
Smart to apologize to your neighbors/parents.
If sued, submit to your homeowners insurance policy.
With no "damages" the chances of legal action are small.
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They can go after you for medical bills.
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