McDougall v. Lamm
New Jersey Supreme Court
211 N.J. 203, 48 A.3d 312 (2012)
Joyce McDougall (plaintiff) watched Charlot Lamm’s (defendant) dog kill her dog. McDougall, who had a very close emotional relationship with her dog, brought suit against Lamm for the emotional distress the event caused her. Lamm filed a motion for summary judgment. The trial court granted the motion, and the appellate court affirmed. McDougall appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Hoens, J.)
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