Person Attacked by Tenant's Dog Can Sue Landlord
LVT Number: #30629
A woman who was injured after a tenant's dog bit her sued the building's landlord. Landlord asked the court to dismiss the case, claiming that it wasn't responsible for the dog bite. The court ruled against the woman, who appealed and the case was reopened.
Hunt v. Public Adm'r of Kings County: Index No. 2018-04274, 2020 NY Slip Op 00110 (App. Div. 2 Dept.; 1/8/20; Austin, JP, Leventhal, Roman, LaSalle, JJ)