Your child has been bitten by a dog and suffered an injury. Now, you are wondering if you have legal recourse against the dog’s owner. It is important to know that in Rhode Island there is a law to handle these types of cases, and it requires certain criteria to be met.
Things to consider when evaluating your case: Was the dog on a leash at the time of the bite? Was it within its house or fence? Additionally, we will want to look into the dog’s past to determine if it had bitten or acted aggressively towards others before. These factors will help to determine the strength of your case.