Posts tagged ‘Court’

Public hearing on pet coke storage, Dollar Store killing suspect in court …News from Detroit Free Press: A look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about in the metro Detroit area on Wednesday, July 31: ? Thirteen candidates for Detroit mayor participated Tuesday in the first televised mayoral debate [...]

Texas court limits lawyers in pet-related suitsNews from Washington Post: Lord Byron was, according to one of his legion of lovers, “mad, bad and dangerous to know,” but he also loved dogs, which explains his cameo appearance in a recent Texas Supreme Court opinion. It answered an interesting question in a way that shows how [...]

Texas Supreme Court says pet owners can’t sue for pets’ sentimental valueNews from Dallas Morning News: Texas pet owners can be compensated only for their animal’s market worth — not their sentimental value — under a decision issued Friday by the state Supreme Court. The ruling reversed a lower court’s decision in a Tarrant County [...]

Pet lovers: NJ Supreme Court reserves emotional distress lawsuits for death of …News from Peter Chen / The Post-StandardThe New Jersey Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that pet owners cannot sue for emotional distress if their animal is killed. Many pet lovers consider their furry companions part of the family, but judges in New Jersey [...]