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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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Citation: CA CIVIL 3340

Citation: West's Ann. Cal. Civ. Code 3340

Last Checked by Web Center Staff: 11/2012

Summary:   Exemplary damages may be given for injuries to animals committed in disregard of humanity either willfully or through gross negligence.

Statute in Full:

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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