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Title 3 - Animals
> Code of Alabama Title 3, Chapter 6 - Liability of Owners of Dogs Biting or Injuring Persons
Code of Alabama Title 3, Chapter 6 - Liability of Owners of Dogs Biting or Injuring Persons
Section 3-6-1 - Liability of Owner of Dog for Injuries to Person Bitten or Injured While Upon Property Owned or Controlled by Owner, Etc.
If any dog shall, without provocation, bite or injure any person who is at the time at a place where he or she has a...
Section 3-6-2 - When Person Deemed Lawfully on Property of Owner of Dog.
For the purpose of this chapter a person shall be considered to be lawfully upon the private property of the owner of such dog when...
Section 3-6-3 - Mitigation of Damages.
The owner of such dog shall, however, be entitled to plead and prove in mitigation of damages that he had no knowledge of any circumstances...
Section 3-6-4 - Construction of Chapter.
Nothing in this chapter shall be construed as diminishing any right or liability for injury by dog bites now existing under the laws of this...
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