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Sec. 3. (a) If a dog, without provocation, bites a person:
(1)?who is acting peaceably; ?and
(2)?who is in a location where the person may be required to be in order to discharge a duty imposed upon the person by:
(A)?the laws of Indiana;
(B)?the laws of the United States; ?or
(C)?the postal regulations of the United States;
the owner of the dog is liable for all damages suffered by the person bitten.
(b)?The owner of a dog described in subsection (a) is liable for damages even if:
(1)?the dog has not previously behaved in a vicious manner; ?or
(2)?the owner has no knowledge of prior vicious behavior by the dog.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Indiana Code Title 15. Agriculture and Animals § 15-20-1-3 - last updated June 08, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/in/title-15-agriculture-and-animals/in-code-sect-15-20-1-3.html
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