Setting precedent, judge awards owner of deceased dog $65,000 for emotional distress

, The National Law Journal

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In a precedent-setting case, a Colorado judge awarded a Denver woman $65,000 for the death of her 18-month old dog Ruthie, who was struck by a car after a cleaning service accidentally let her out.

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  • Ovez Japanwalla

    Much awaited, this decision really sets forth that a living being is not property and for some people i pets are just as much a part of themselves as a arm and can affect one"s psyche to the extent it can affect tge emotional well-being.

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