Court of Appeals No. 14CA2494.

399 P.3d 750 (2016)

2016 COA 53

Maria LOPEZ, individually and as mother and next friend to N.M, a minor child, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. Alexander S. TRUJILLO, Defendant-Appellee.

Colorado Court of Appeals, Div. I.

Announced April 7, 2016.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Chalat Hatten Koupal & Banker, P.C., James H. Chalat , Russell R. Hatten , Denver, Colorado, for Plaintiffs-Appellants.

Zupkus & Angell, P.C., Erica O. Payne , Kristi A. Lush , Denver, Colorado, for Defendant-Appellee.

¶ 1 This case calls on us to evaluate for the first time in Colorado the liability of a dog owner for injuries sustained by a person frightened by the owner's dogs. Here, two pit bulls ran and jumped against a chain-link fence, barking and allegedly causing a passerby, who was separated...


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