My Hunting Dog Was Caught And Injured In A Farmer's Trap. Will The Farmer Have To Pay For My Dog's Medical Costs?

In general, the farmer will not have to pay for the medical costs. However, if the farmer was setting a trap specifically for your dog, knowing that your dog occasionally comes onto the property, you may be able to recover medical costs under a couple of legal theories. However, the ultimate determination of this matter is heavily fact dependant and would require a thorough legal analysis.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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