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How emotion-based damages could harm the animal health industry

The US is witnessing an increase in lawsuit awards for emotion-based damages in the human health sector. This happens when a customer or an immediate family member of a deceased customer sues, alleging liability against a doctor or drug company. Phil Goldberg, of US law firm Shook, Hardy & Bacon, LLP, details the specifics of these types of tort, or civil, liabilities and how they could soon be plaguing the animal health industry.


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