Can I Sue For The Loss Of My Pet

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Unfortunate events happen far too frequently that result in the loss of people's pets. Pets get hit by cars, attacked by other pets, or may otherwise die as the result of a person's negligence or wrongdoing. When this happens, many individuals want to know whether they have a legal remedy that can help compensate them for their pain and suffering, as well as the loss of their companion. In many instances, you can indeed the responsible party to recover for the loss of your pet. If a person committed a negligent or willful act that killed your pet, you can file a lawsuit to recover damages. However, in many states, counties, and cities, the amount recoverable is limited to just a few thousand dollars. Although you might believe your pet's life was priceless, the law has put in place measures to keep these types of lawsuits within reason. For more information, consult with an attorney in your area.

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