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Court of Appeals — Vicious Propensity: Bloomer v. Shauger

New York State Court of Appeals Vicious Propensity Animal’s Normal Behavior Bloomer v. Shauger No. 79 Memorandum Background: The plaintiff’s hand was injured while holding the halter of the defendant’s horse when the horse jerked its head back. The plaintiff argued that she was entitled to recovery as the defendant knew of the animal’s vicious propensity. Ruling: The court correctly held that ...