CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY -
HARM CAUSED BY DOG IN MINNEAPOLIS / SAINT PAUL
As dog owners we both have a soft spot for dogs. We know it can be difficult having a dog in a populated area because not all people know how to interact well with dogs and many breeds of dogs are unfairly cast as “dangerous.” As a result, when you have been charged with harm caused by dog, you need an attorney who understands dogs and dog owners.
WHAT IS HARM CAUSED BY DOG?
- Great or Substantial Bodily Harm – a person who
causes great or substantial bodily harm by negligently or intentionally
permitting a dog to run uncontrolled off the owners premises, or failing to
keep it properly confined, is guilty of a misdemeanor. Subsequent violations involving the same dog
are gross misdemeanors.
- Dangerous Dogs – if a dangerous dog (i.e. a dog
who has previously attacked) causes bodily injury to a person other than the
owner and the owner has already been convicted of a related offense (i.e.
failed to register a dangerous dog or destroys a dangerous dog’s microchip) for
the same dog, then the owner is guilty of a gross misdemeanor with a maximum
penalty of 1 year and/or $3,000.
- Harm to service animal – If a service animal is
harmed and cannot perform their duties when an owner negligently or intentionally
allows the dog to run off, or negligently confines their dog, it is a
misdemeanor with mandatory restitution for all costs associated with training a
new service dog, vet bills for an injured service dog, temporary service dog
and loss of income, etc...
WHAT CAN YOU DO TO PROTECT YOURSELF?
Don’t sleep on your rights. Wainberg Morrison handles gross misdemeanor
and misdemeanor harm caused by dog charges and can provide you with a skilled
legal defense. Our Minnesota harm caused
by dog lawyer has been in the thick of it and has secured favorable results for
his clients. Kevin M. Morrison has
represented clients with the Minnesota Public Defender‘s Office and as the
Director of the Misdemeanor Defense clinic at the University of Minnesota. We believe in, and practice, strong and effective
representation. For a free initial
consultation, give him a call at 651-243-2538.
627 S Snelling Ave | Ste 205 | Saint Paul, Minnesota 55116 | 651-243-2538 or 651-243-2539 | email@example.com
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