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Before you file a lawsuit over a dog bite in Maryland, it’s important to familiarize yourself with the state laws that could affect your case. Dog owners will be interested in understanding these laws too, if they’re facing a lawsuit over an incident in which their dog injured someone.
If a state or local government entity is responsible for your injury in Kentucky, your claim needs to play by a different set of rules.
Claims for injury in Arkansas must follow special rules when the underlying incident involved the wrongdoing of a government agency or employee.
When your injury was caused by the government or one of its employees in Alabama, any claim you pursue will need to follow a special set of rules.
In states like Mississippi, an injured person might be able to seek compensation from a business— such as a bar, restaurant, or liquor store—that provided alcohol to the intoxicated person. Also, there are circumstances where a social host who provides alcohol at a private event can be held liable for the actions of an intoxicated guest.
Several states have enacted laws that allow a person injured by an intoxicated individual to hold liable the vendor that sold or served the alcohol.
Learn about filing a personal injury lawsuit against the State of Massachusetts for personal injuries sustained from a state government entity or employee.
Maine has passed a number of laws that allow an injured person to seek compensation from an alcohol vendor or social host who provides alcohol to an intoxicated person who ends up causing an
When an alcohol-related accident occurs -- motor vehicle crash or otherwise -- an injured person in Rhode Island can usually seek damages directly from the person who caused the accident.
For many years, Washington state has recognized that a person injured by an intoxicated minor may bring a civil lawsuit against either the alcohol vendor or the private social host who sold or served alcohol to the minor.