This month, Phoebe Stonbely discusses an outrageous lawsuit which shows that sometimes, a dog’s bark can be worse than it’s bite.
Denise Norton of Seattle is now risking losing her house after her neighbor sued her for emotional damages over her barking dog. He was awarded a default judgment for the lawsuit because she didn’t show up to court – to the tune of five hundred thousand dollars! Why didn’t she show up? Because when she got the lawsuit in the mail, she thought the whole thing was just so ridiculous it had to be bogus.