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A defendant will escape liability for injury caused by an animal if they can show that the claimant’s injury was entirely their own fault.
Examples might include the teasing of a dog, or carelessly stepping on a dog's lead causing it to snap.
A defendant will also escape liability if the claimant voluntarily accepted the risk of injury.
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