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Case No. 18-2173

Karen Cohen
David Clark and 2800-1 LLC

Karen Cohen and David Clark were lessees of 2800-1 LLC and tenants on the same floor of one building. The parties stipulated Cohen has severe allergies to dogs, Clark needs an emotional support animal (ESA), and 2800-1 LLC waived the no-pets provision in Clark’s lease as an accommodation. Cohen sought damages for breach of contract and interference with the quiet enjoyment of her apartment, alleging 2800-1 LLC unlawfully accommodated Clark’s ESA, which caused her to have severe allergy attacks. She appeals from the district court’s ruling affirming the dismissal of her claims, arguing the court erred in denying relief despite finding the landlord should have rejected Clark’s request to waive the no-pets provision.

Trial Court Case No.:


Karen Cohen


David Clark and 2800-1 LLC

Attorney for the Appellant

Christopher Warnock

Attorneys for the Appellee

Amy L. Evenson

Erek P. Sittig

Supreme Court

Oral Argument Schedule


Feb 10, 2020 7:00 PM


Supreme Court Opinion

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Date Published:
Jun 30, 2020

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