• NJ Law Would Allow Owners To Sue For Emotional Damages In Dog Deaths

    6 monthes ago - By iHeart Dogs

    In the wake of several dog deaths at New Jersey PetSmart locations, a new law could soon appear on the state's books.
    “Scruffles' Law” was introduced by Republican 12th District congressional candidate Daryl Kipnis on April 6. If passed, pet owners would have the option to sue for statutory and punitive damages in the event that negligence causes injury or death.
    The proposed law is named after Nicole DiNapoli's 8-year-old Bulldog, Scruffles who died during a routine grooming appointment at a Flemington, NJ PetSmart on December 29, 2017.
    45 minutes after DiNapoli dropped Scruffles off, she...
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