Branson, MO asked in Civil Litigation, Products Liability, Agricultural Law and Animal / Dog Law for Missouri

Q: I sold a pup to an individual in FL it shipped to them after it arrived it got sick and passed. Whats my liability?

I have a 10 day no death guarantee. He received the pup on 11/25 he took to the vet 11/30 puppy passed 12/11

2 Lawyer Answers
Ronald J. Eisenberg
Ronald J. Eisenberg
Answered
  • Consumer Law Lawyer
  • Chesterfield, MO
  • Licensed in Missouri

A: Sounds like it would depend on when the dog died.

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Ronald J. Eisenberg
Ronald J. Eisenberg
Answered
  • Consumer Law Lawyer
  • Chesterfield, MO
  • Licensed in Missouri

A: The buyer might not have a good claim for breach of contract but could sue under the Merchandising Practices Act, but, in short, would need to prove that you made a misrepresentation or failed to disclosre a problem witht the animal's health.

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