Michael Christensen Obtained Summary Judgment in Favor of a Retailer Against Claims for a Dog Bite Injury

Obtained summary judgment in favor of a retailer against claims for a dog bite injury. The plaintiff claimed negligence and premises liability against the retailer when another customer’s dog bit her in front of the store. Surveillance video showed an employee of the retailer petting the dog minutes before the incident. The court disposed of all claims, holding the plaintiff had not presented sufficient evidence that the retailer had prior knowledge of the dog’s propensity for violence.