Emotional distress damages upheld for injury to dog

CSA affirms $200K for shooting by deputy

Pet owners can receive damages for emotional distress due to negligent injury to their animals, the Maryland Court of Special Appeals affirms in a Taneytown couple's lawsuit against a Frederick County deputy who shot their dog.

About Steve Lash

Steve Lash covers appellate courts and general legal affairs for The Daily Record. He is a member of the U.S. Supreme Court and Maryland bars.

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