Liability?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by ThePigeonKid, Jun 17, 2011.

  1. ThePigeonKid

    ThePigeonKid Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello, I am wondering if someone knows exactly what the liability factor is if a free ranging chicken gets hit or is blamed for causing an accident? Can they try to make your home owners insurance pay?
     
  2. homesteadmomma

    homesteadmomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know that if a domestic animal such as a dog or cat, or livestock, cause a wreck, then yes, a claim on your homeowners.
     
  3. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    You are legally responsible for your animals. They can file a claim with your insurance company. If you do not have insurance....they go after you for damages.
     
  4. dainerra

    dainerra Chillin' With My Peeps

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    as they said, there is no "try" about it. You will be responsible for all the damages.
     
  5. joypeters

    joypeters Out Of The Brooder

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    i live in an urban area, and my girls can't get out of our yard. (big block fence) i would be VERY careful about letting them get out of your yard, unless you live in a very empty area.
     
  6. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Quote:It's not just legally responsible, but also ethically. Keep your animals on your property and guard them against danger from outside sources. [​IMG]
     

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