Full Statute Name:  West's Annotated California Codes. Civil Code. Division 4. General Provisions. Part 1. Relief. Title 2. Compensatory Relief. Chapter 2. Measure of Damages. Article 2. Damages for Wrongs. § 3340. Injuries to animals; exemplary damages.

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Primary Citation:  West's Ann. Cal. Civ. Code § 3340 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  October, 2023 Alternate Citation:  CA CIVIL § 3340 Date Adopted:  1872 Historical: 
Summary: Exemplary damages may be given for injuries to animals committed in disregard of humanity either willfully or through gross negligence.

For wrongful injuries to animals being subjects of property, committed willfully or by gross negligence, in disregard of humanity, exemplary damages may be given.

(Enacted 1872.)


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