Q: My dog got out of my fence and got ran over I found him in my yard can I press charges if I found out who did it
My dog got out of my fence or was let out haven't found the spot he got out from if he got out on his own and got ran over and killed and he was either in my yard or or someone put him there but I don't know who ran him over can I press charges if someone let him out and also on the person who ran him over or no it happened on Veterans Day?
A: If someone negligently or purposely allowed your dog to leave your yard, that person may be liable not only for your loss but also for damage to the vehicle that struck him. Without knowing more about how your dog ended up being struck by a car, it is impossible to say whether the driver was at fault.
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