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Investigators concluded that a Moreno Valley woman was killed by neighborhood dogs in her home last week. The dogs responsible for the attacks were said to be mixes between Weimaraner and the breed with the highest dog bite death and injury rate, a Pit Bull.
Moreno Valley Sgt. Jaime Briones says a forensic dentist determined that the dog bite injuries were indeed the leading cause of death.
Police will ask Riverside County prosecutors to file involuntary manslaughter charges against the dog owners, whose names have not been disclosed. The dogs have been quarantined.
If a negligent driver causes a commercial truck accident, the trucking company can be burdened with vicarious liability torts. The company can be held liable for the driver’s negligence under the legal tenet known as respondeat superior, a Latin phrase that translates as “let the superior make the response.” This concept transfers the truck driver’s […]
Tort liability in personal injury cases is most often based on acts of negligence, but there are exceptions. Sometimes the responsible party is held to the strict liability tort standard, meaning that a finding of negligence or malicious intent is not required. The most common types of strict liability tort cases are based on: Product […]
A negligence-based lawsuit against a school can have unique complications, depending on the type of institution it is. Overall, teachers, school administrators, and other staff have a “duty of care,” meaning they must take reasonable steps to avoid and prevent circumstances likely to cause personal injury to a student. Some reasons you might want to […]