If My Horses Or Cattle Have Wandered From My Property And Caused Injury To Another Am I Legally Responsible For Those Injuries?

Yes. If horses, cattle or other large animals that are not commonly allowed to travel unattended in public are able to get free from your property, your negligence in letting them free will be enough to impose liability upon you for any injuries that they may cause.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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