Who's at fault for a dog attack or animal attack in KS and MO?
Kevin McManus is an injury attorney handling cases in Missouri and Kansas related to animal attacks.
- Missouri follows a strict liability rule for dog attack cases, meaning the owner is automatically liable for damages without needing to prove negligence.
- In Kansas, the default standard is negligence, and to prove negligence in an animal attack, there must be a history or pattern of viciousness with the animal.
- Kansas follows the "one bite rule," allowing an animal one free bite before holding the owner liable for subsequent attacks.
- The Kevin McManus Law can help clients navigate the complexities of animal attack laws in both states and assist them in maximizing their recovery.