Medora, IL asked in Animal / Dog Law and Wrongful Death for Illinois

Q: My dog was killed in our back yard on his cable he was a pug and the other 2 dogs came into our yard that were pit bulls

These dogs are known aggresive and the town has warned the people but they still let them run los the owners even bragged that the dogs were aggressive on social media sites the police have the choke colar from one of the dogs as evidence my wife saw the whole thing and when she tried to help the dogs went after her but she got away safely but is having teouble xoping with the scene of our dogs throat being ripped out by these two dogs do i have any sort of legal actions in this situation with a multitude of witnises and posible video of dogs from the school acsoss the street from my house as well and the owners social media posts about the dogs being viscous as well

1 Lawyer Answer
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing

A: Contact a member of the Ill.Trial Lawyers Assn in your area--they give free consults. However, "bystander trauma" usually only occurs if it's a human relative that is under attack, not an animal. But get the free consult.

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