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MAULING: Victim isn’t at all responsible

Re: “Appeals court upholds $2.2M award in mauling” (TNT, 8-1).

Let me get this straight: A woman and her pet dogs are in her home, minding their own business, when a neighbor’s pit bulls, running loose, enter the woman’s home and kill one of her dogs, then severely maul her when she tries to intervene.

Though the pit bulls’ owner and Pierce County are found to be ultimately responsible for the attack, the victim is still found to have 1 percent culpability in the attack, since she should have known better than to leave the doors open in her

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