Can we seek double damages if both my twin girls were attacked and bitten while walking down the sidewalk? 4 Answers as of September 17, 2017

The dog was off leash and the dog had a bite history making my daughters victims 3 and 4.

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The Law Offices of Russell Gregory, P.C.
The Law Offices of Russell Gregory, P.C. | Russell Gregory
Yes, they each have a claim, each with their own damages.
Answer Applies to: Michigan
Replied: 9/17/2017
Law Offices of Ronald A. Steinberg & Associates | Ronald A. Steinberg, BA, MA, JD
Each girl has her own claim.
Answer Applies to: Michigan
Replied: 9/17/2017
Downriver Injury and Auto Law | Michael Heilmann
Yes, in Michigan there are is no "free bite" rule. The owner is strictly liable. Good luck.
Answer Applies to: Michigan
Replied: 9/17/2017
Klisz Law Office, PLLC
Klisz Law Office, PLLC | Timothy J. Klisz
Not double damages per se, but they each have a case against the dog owner. I just resolved one this year for a 9 year old. I'd be happy to assist you.
Answer Applies to: Michigan
Replied: 9/17/2017
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