Dog owners liable for bites

Last week the Maryland Senate approved a compromise bill on liability for dog bites.

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The bill would hold dog owners liable for biting “innocent victims” unless they could prove they had no way to know their dogs were dangerous. It also effectively overturns a 2012 court decision that designated pit bulls as "inherently dangerous."

The House already passed the bill, so it will go to the governor to sign.

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