Ind. Code § 15-20-1-3

Current through P.L. 255-2023
Section 15-20-1-3 - Dog bite liability
(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.

IC 15-20-1-3

Pre-2008 Recodification Citation: 15-5-12-1.

As added by P.L. 2-2008, SEC.11.