What can I do if someone hurt or killed my dog, cat or pet?
Can I sue, and what damages can I recover, if someone hurt or killed my dog, cat or pet?
How can I prove harm was done to my dog, cat or pet?
Explains options people have when their pets have been injured or killed as a result of someone else's wrongful actions. Topics covered include: informing a prosecutor of purposeful injury caused to pets, recovery of damages in criminal cases (in some states, and if the perpetrator is prosecuted), recovery of damages in civil lawsuits, recovery of damages in small claims court, the types and amounts of damages which may be recoverable, gathering evidence to support a claim for damages, and establishing proof of damages. Includes a link to summaries of case law which may be helpful to people suing for damages. Also includes a glossary of common terms which may be used in such a case. Written by Nathan J. Winograd, Shawn Thomas, Valerie J. Stanley, David S. Favre, and Murray Loring.