The doctrine of parental immunity in its most basic form prevents children from recovering compensation from a parent for negligence. The parental immunity doctrine was first judicially created in Mississippi over 100 years ago in 1891. States vary in how they apply the doctrine. Numerous exceptions to the doctrine exist in different states.
Surveillance video captured a pit bull chase a 7-year-old boy and attack him as he tried to escape. The unprovoked attack occurred outside Austin in Manor, Texas. The dog owner ran after the dog and pulled him off the child shortly after the attack began. The boy suffered numerous bites and scratches to his legs and back.
An 11-year-old girl was attacked by two bull mastiffs while walking to her school bus stop. The attack occurred in Yonkers, New York in the morning. The dogs were unrestrained with the owner nowhere in sight. The dogs attacked the young girl by knocking her to the ground and biting her all over her body.