Is the Owner Responsible If The Dog Attacks Someone in New Jersey?
Often we’re asked whether or not in New Jersey the owner of a dog is responsible if there’s an attack by that dog. And as a result of that attack, someone suffers injuries and the short answer to that question is yes, the owner of the dog is responsible. Regardless of who has custody of the dog at that time, the owner is responsible. Most times, the owner has homeowner’s insurance, and that homeowner’s insurance is going to be responsible for paying the damages that you incurred as a result of that dog bite.