Ohio Appellate Panel Reverses And Remands Fatal Dog Bite Suit

(August 5, 2016, 8:21 AM EDT) -- DAYTON, Ohio — An Ohio appellate panel on July 29 said a trial court erred in dismissing a woman’s claims against a county’s animal control director in a fatal dog bite suit because claims for damages are not restricted only to claims against the owners of a dog (Barbara Schneider v. Mark Kumpf, No. 26955, Ohio App.; 2016 Ohio App. LEXIS 3021).

(Opinion available. Document #77-160810-008Z.)

The Second District Court of Appeals panel further said that while Ohio law does not explicitly provide a cause of...
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