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Dog bite - Can dog me included in an insurance policy?

From: Reina
Category: Animal attacks and dog bites
Date: 24 Oct 2008
Time: 11:53:11 -0400


Does the owner of the dog has to include there dog in there policy in order to go after them?

Re: Dog bite - Can dog be included in an insurance policy?

From: Paul Ajlouny, Esq.
Category: Animal attacks and dog bites
Date: 27 Oct 2008
Time: 16:58:15 -0500


Whether a particular negligence or personal injury claim will be covered by the defendant's insurance policy is a separate question from whether you can bring a negligence or personal injury action in New York. In most cases, a rear end collision is automatically the fault of the following driver. However, if it was a minor collision and you did not suffer what the law considers to be a "serious injury" New York personal injury law limits your right to recovery would be limited to your "no fault" benefits, i.e. medical bills and lost wages up to fifty thousand dollars. Please call our office at 1-800-535-5029 or email us at to discuss the details of your case. Please remember that this communication is not specific legal advice and is only an overview of general aspects of New York personal injury and negligence law. It does not create an attorney client relationship and should not be relied upon without consulting a qualified New York personal injury law firm.  

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