Housing commissioner had no duty of care to dog attack victim, lawyers argue

July 16 2015 Christopher Knaus  The ACT's social housing commissioner had no duty of care to a young boy mauled by two vicious dogs at a Griffith home, lawyers have argued. And even if that duty of care existed, the government has argued it acted reasonably and could not have known the dogs were a hazard while they were inside and under the control of their owner.   Patrick Hartigan and Joanne Mangan with their son Jack, 12, who was mauled by two pit bulls when he … [Read more...]