Can I sue for damages if an unattended, unleashed dog attacks and bites my leashed dog taking a walk with me?
Hospital bill $954
Animal control has contacted owner but is being ignored.
As it happens the Pima Shelter released this dog to the owner.
Pima Shelter and Animal Control are related entities.
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Document all your costs from this attack, which should also have been reported to the police. You can then send copies of the invoices with your demand letter, by certified mail, to the negligent owner.
When it is ignored, you can sue them.
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You can sue the dog's owner for the vet bills, filing fees, and process server fees.
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