Landlord Not Responsible for Dog Bite at House Leased by Tenants

LVT Number: #30038

A visitor to a house rented by tenants sued tenants and landlord for negligence after tenants' dog bit the visitor and injured her. Landlord claimed that he wasn't responsible for the visitor's injuries and asked the court to dismiss the case against landlord. The court ruled for landlord. The visitor appealed and lost.

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Logie v. Lester: 93 N.Y.S.3d 894, 2019 NY Slip Op 01752 (App. Div. 2 Dept.; 3/13/19; Mastro, JP, Roman, Cohen, Connolly, JJ)