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1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Car Accidents for Utah on
Q: Do I have to call animal control if I hit a dog/cat while driving? Do I have to stop?
Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Nov 14, 2015

Check with a local animal law lawyer.

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Q: Can I fight over a dog that I bought for a breeding dog and I found out that the dog can not breed

I signed papers that she told me was breeding right and they was not

Jefferson S Cannon
Jefferson S Cannon answered on Sep 9, 2015

Yes on the face of this it would appear you have a claim for bad faith, breach of contract and lack of fair dealing.

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Q: I went to drop off my trash on the condo where i live, and my dog jumped on the maintenance guy leg, the dog was the le

I went to drop off my trash on the condo where i live, and my dog jumped on the maintenance guy leg, the dog was the leash and the guy came close to me, he screamed a lot and showed some marks on his legs, that looks more like a old mark for other kind of injured, can i be sued for that? On a... Read more »

Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Aug 13, 2015

If you are sued, turn it over to your renter's liability insurance. Check your policy to see if you have to report the incident.

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Q: My neighbors great Dane attacked my chihuahua and the great Dane was not on leash can I sue
Charles Snyderman
Charles Snyderman answered on Jun 24, 2014

In order to answer your question, we need to know where the dogs were at the time of the attack.

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Q: My ex and i broke up, He has a dog, and he hardly takes care of him. Is there anyway i can fight to own his dog?
Cory Hundley
Cory Hundley answered on Dec 25, 2013

Very unlikely. Animals are generally considered personal property and you will not likely be able to get legal ownership by claiming abuse or neglect. However, animal cruelty is a crime and you may have a chance of convincing your ex to give you the dog by threatening to report the neglect to... Read more »

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