Personal Injury Lawyers in Houston TX | O'Hara Law Firm

DON’T LET AN INJURY DICTATE YOUR FUTURE

Rescue a Pet with the help of law

Who is Responsible When a Pet Owner is Injured Attempting to Rescue a Pet?

A person takes the risk that he or she might be seriously injured when attempting to rescue a pet from an attack by another animal. Many pet owners will not think twice before attempting to save their pet from an attack by another dog despite the risk of personal harm. The owner of the aggressive dog might blame the other dog owner for his own injuries when breaking up a dog fight or defending a dog from an attack. While a defendant may attempt to blame the injured person for contributing to his own injuries, the emergency situation doctrine helps an injured person overcome this defense…