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2010 Dog Attack Lawsuit Finally Ends in New Mexico
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2010 Dog Attack Lawsuit Finally Ends in New Mexico


A decade worth of legal action over a dog attack in Santa Fe has finally been settled. The original 2010 lawsuit was filed against State Farm by a woman whose dog attacked a meter-reader. The plaintiff filed suit against the insurance company after the man attacked by her dog filed a lawsuit against her. The lawsuit sought financial compensation for the plaintiff to cover legal costs associated with the dog attack. A three-judge panel of the state Court of Appeals reversed a Santa Fe District Court judge’s decision and ruled that the dog owner was a real estate agent because she had cared for plants in the apartment complex's common area, and should be covered by State Farm.

Read the full article by Edmundo Carrillo, Albuquerque Journal

————— Dec 08, 2017