Cartersville, GA asked in Landlord - Tenant, Animal / Dog Law and Personal Injury for Georgia

Q: if my roommate let's my dog out of the fence and she get killed can I sue her

My roommate keeps letting the dog out of the fence and she was almost killed by a car today. There is a runner system installed on my porch (with a gate) so she can go out without having a chance to get out. There are many precautions in place to prevent her from escaping. When I'm home this never happens

1 Lawyer Answer
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing

A: If you can, you will only get the market value of the dog in most states.

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