Legal Question in Personal Injury in Illinois

What is the liability to the dog owner should their dog injure another dog (running at large-city ordinance violation) on the owner’s property? Is there a document I could reference?

Asked on 7/02/13, 4:26 pm

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Check your city code. Letting an animal off-leash is probably a code violation, which is like negligence. If your dog is a trained guard dog, or a breed that is naturally aggressive but is on your property, and your code does NOT require you to have IT on leash while outside, then you may not have liability. A lot will depend on your local ordinance.

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Answered on 7/03/13, 11:26 am

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