Whether you live in Salt Lake City or on the East Coast, the threat of being bitten by an aggressive canine is real. Depending on where you live, dog bite laws will differ; however, a dog bite lawyer can help you gather information about state-specific laws and the most beneficial evidence you’ll need to win your case.
Most states are divided into two categories: one-bite states and mixed-bite states. In all cases, however, there are exceptions to these liabilities — usually contingent upon the location, intention and actions of the victim. Here’s a brief breakdown of dog bite laws according to each state, and a few pieces of advice for gathering evidence in a dog bite lawsuit.