Full Case Name:  Mike ANDREWS and Jana Andrews, Individually and as Next Friends of Ian Andrews, Appellants, v. THE CITY OF WEST BRANCH, IOWA; Dan Knight, Appellees. Mike Andrews and Jana Andrews, Individually and as Next Friends of Ian Andrews; Ian Andrews, Appellants, v. The City of West Branch, Iowa; Dan Knight, Appellees.

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Country of Origin:  United States Court Name:  United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit. Primary Citation:  454 F.3d 914 (8th Cir., 2006) Date of Decision:  Thursday, July 27, 2006 Judge Name:  HEANEY, Circuit Judge. Jurisdiction Level:  Federal Judges:  MURPHY HEANEY MELLOY Attorneys:  Charles T. Traw, Iowa City, IA, for appellant. Scott J. Beattie, Des Moines, IA, for appellee. Docket Num:  No. 05-1188

Appellants filed a suit against defendant, City of West Branch, Iowa and former police chief Dan Knight, seeking damages and relief under Section 1983. The dog was killed by Knight in the owners' fenced backyard in view of one of the plaintiffs. The district court's grant of summary judgment for the officer was reversed and the case was remanded for a jury trial.

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