Under Georgia dog bite laws, victims of dog bites can sue if a dog causes them serious injury. They’ll need to provide substantial evidence to prove the cause and severity of their injuries. That evidence may include witness testimony and medical reports.
Victims must also demonstrate that they were on the property legally when the dog attacked, and that they did nothing to provoke the attack. Victims must also show that the dog’s owner either should have known the dog was aggressive or was careless in trying to prevent the attack.
Dog bite cases are also subject to Georgia’s statute of limitations rules. Victims generally have only two years from the date of the dog attack to sue for compensation.