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NJ Supreme Court nixes lawsuit from woman injured while rescuing dog at Jersey Shore

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TRENTON, N.J. - A woman who says she suffered serious injuries while trying to save her neighbors’ dog from a canal can’t sue the pooch’s owners, New Jersey’s Supreme Court ruled on Monday.The court unanimously rejected Ann Samolyk’s claims that laws allowing legal action for injuries suffered while rescuing a person who put themselves in peril should allow her to sue for damages.

But the justices acknowledged that the law could apply to property in some cases where protecting human life also is the ultimate aim.In her lawsuit, Samolyk alleged she suffered neurological and cognitive damage after jumping into the canal in Lacey Township at the New Jersey shore in 2017 to save the dog after she heard someone call for help.

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