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Damages cap on injured, killed pets would rise to $25K under Md. bill

Maryland law compensates only the owners’ reasonable veterinary expenses and the fair market value of the pet if it dies from its injuries. (Jacqueline Dormer/The Republican-Herald via AP)

Owners of pets injured or killed by an individual’s tortious act could be awarded up to $25,000 in compensatory damages – rather than the current limit of $10,000 – under legislation the House Judiciary Committee considered Friday. Maryland law compensates ...

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