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My small Yorkie dog was brutal attack by two pitbulls that live just a couple of houses down from me. Can I sue the owners

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Answered on Sep 22nd, 2017 at 5:43 AM

Yes - but unfortunately such cases are typically not covered by insurance and are NOT contingent fee cases, but rather hourly rate/retainer cases if they are to be pursued. 

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