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General Negligence

General Negligence / September 19, 2011

Court/Case No: Macomb County Circuit Court/Case No. 10-4515 NI

Tried/Argued Before: Judge

Demand: $100,000

Verdict: Dismissed with prejudice

Name of Judge(s): David Viviano

Keys to the Case:

Plaintiff made a common law claim against Defendant landlord for an attack by a dog owned by a tenant. Plaintiff attempted to assert “possession” and, consequently, liability against the landlord for the attack. Motion for Summary Disposition was granted in favor of Defendant landlord based on arguments regarding possession and control of the dog.


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