NJ Supreme Court Takes up Dog Attack Damages

The Supreme Court of New Jersey has agreed to hear a case that will determine whether a dog owner can sue for emotional distress after witnessing an attack by another dog that killed the owner’s pet.  The current law considers pets property for which only economic damages can be sought (i.e. veterinary costs, etc), but does not allow owners to sue for the pain and suffering involved when a pet is lost under such tragic circumstances. Evidently,... Read More