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I Was Just Bitten by My Neighbor’s Dog. The Dog Had Never Bitten Anyone Before, Is the Owner Responsible?

By Meldon Law |

States have different laws regarding responsibility for dog bites. Some states have a rule that a person is not responsible the first time their dog bites someone, since they didn’t have prior knowledge. Florida is different. In Florida, even if it is the first bite, the dog owner is responsible. This concept is called,… Read More

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A Dog Recently Bit Me in Florida, But the Landlord is Claiming I Was Trespassing. What Should I Do?

By Meldon Law |

One argument that a landlord may use to try to escape liability following a Florida dog bite is to claim that you entered the property without permission. If this is the case, it is vital that you seek the guidance of an experienced Gainesville dog bite attorney. Your attorney can help to assess the… Read More

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Can I Be Criminally Charged if My Dog Bites Someone in Ocala or Gainesville?

By Meldon Law |

Yes, as an experienced personal injury attorney, dedicated to helping people recover damages in civil suits, it is important to know that a dog attack may result in misdemeanor or felony criminal charges. Criminal charges are more likely when a dog was previously declared dangerous by the authorities and it attacks someone or if… Read More

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