Animal Health

Jan 13, 2020

Liability Insurance Implications of Noneconomic Damages

Posted by Conner Strong & Buckelew

When it comes to liability associated with an injured pet, it is difficult for pet owners to prove that any party responsible for the damage to the animal is on the hook for anything more than the monetary value of the pet. However, a review of individual state laws as well as prior cases indicate that there are some instances where individuals are able to prove they have experienced physical and emotional harm and have successfully sued organizations for the resulting noneconomic damages. Click here to read more.

Any life sciences companiy that deals with the treatment of animals should understand the evolving risks associated with animal health and the liability insurance implications. For more information, visit our website or contact us

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