Better double check your homeowners insurance policy. Many (most?) standard homeowners liability policies do not cover "guard" dogs without a special rider or even purchasing separate liability insurance.None of my dogs are attack dogs. They are all guard dogs. You give commands to attack dogs. Guard dogs attack on their own when they see fit.
The only 2 who know if it was provoked or not was the guy and my dog.
I was always taught that you never try to run from a guard dog. The guy was trying to get out of the window when the dog had him.
It sounds as if you're saying my dog attacked out of fear or he's a people hater. Neither of which is true.
Having a dog that attacks when he sees fit -- such as when he is not even on his own property-- is a huge liability.
Someone running away from your dog is NOT a reason for him to attack. Yes, it appears the person was trespassing in this case (but it isn't like the dog knows who owns the building he happens to be in at any given time nor who has permission to be there), but if running away in and of itself causes your dog to attack that is (an action of) a dangerous dog.
There also can be a legal difference in general between a property you occupy and a property you own.