As a landlord, you may allow pets at your property. What happens if there is a dog bite injury; are you liable since you allowed for someone’s furry children to live here? Many tenants have dogs and landlords many times allow for them to live on their property as to attract more business.
With a well-drafted lease, the landlord will stay protected from pet damage to the property but that doesn’t always apply to injuries that happen to people. Here is a look at how you will be liable for a dog bite to another person if you allow them on your property.
The rules vary by state
One thing that landlords should always be doing is staying informed on their actual state’s landlord and tenants laws. The dog bite law will vary by state. All states have