Colorado Panel: Dog Owner Not Liable For Injury Caused By Fear Of Dogs

(April 22, 2016, 12:50 PM EDT) -- DENVER — A divided Colorado appellate panel on April 7 affirmed the dismissal of negligence and premises liability claims against a dog owner, finding that the owner was not liable for injuries a boy sustained when he ran into the road and was struck by a van while fleeing from dogs barking at him from behind a fence (Maria Lopez, individually and as mother and next friend to N.M, a minor child v. Alexander S. Trujillo, No 14CA2494, Colo. App., Div. 1; 2016 Colo. App. LEXIS...
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