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    1282 Route 113
    P.O. Box 178
    Bucks County
    Perkasie, Pennsylvania 18944
    215-257-4842
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    140 E. Broad Street
    Northampton County
    Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018
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    45 North 7th Street
    Monroe County
    Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 18360
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    Allentown, Pennsylvania 18104
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    Easton, Pennsylvania 18042
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    Montgomery County
    Lansdale, Pennsylvania 19446
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    Lehighton, Pennsylvania 18235
    610-377-2134
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    Bucks County
    Quakertown, Pennsylvania 18951
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Are There Differences in the Dog Laws of Pennsylvania and New Jersey?

Posted on: May 28th, 2021  padog

Under Pennsylvania Law, a PA dog attack victim is required to prove that a dog owner acted in a negligent fashion in order to prove their personal injury claim. New Jersey has a strict liability policy if the attack occurred on public property or the victim was lawfully on private property at the time of the unprovoked animal attack.

There are 2 specific problem areas for N.J. dog attack victims. New Jersey law allows a defendant to defeat the plaintiff’s claim if the dog owner can prove the victim was a trespasser or provoked the dog’s attack. There has been much litigation in New Jersey regarding what facts are needed to prove “provocation.” Homeowners insurance carriers aggressively rely on this defense to attempt to deny legitimate dog bite injury claims.

It is key to make sure your dog attack claim is handled by an experienced trial lawyer with great expertise in litigation cases on behalf of dog bite victims. Your Pennsylvania dog bite attorney has been chosen by dog attack victims in 33 different PA Counties to fight for their rights. Call Attorney Thomas J. Newell today at 800-980-4842 for a free consultation.