Full Title Name:  Non-Economic Damages: Where Does It Get Us and How Do We Get There?

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Sonia S. Waisman Place of Publication:  Michigan State University College of Law Publish Year:  2005 Primary Citation:  1 Journal of Animal Law 7 (2005)

A new movement in tort law seeks to provide money damages to persons losing a companion animal. These non-compensatory damages are highly controversial, and spark a debate as to whether such awards are the best thing for the animals—or for the lawyers. Would a change in the property status of companion animals better solve this important and emotional legal question?

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