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Landers v. Municipality of Anchorage, 915 P.2d 614, 617-20 (Alaska 1996) (same); Dave Linn, “Damages for Loss of Personal Property with Little or No Value,” 3 Am. Jur. Proof of Facts 3d 171 §3 (1989); R. Carol Terry, Annotation, “Elements and Measure of Damages Recoverable from Bailee for Loss, Destruction, or Conversion of Personal Papers, Photographs, or Paintings,” 9 A.L.R. 4th 1245 §5 (1981); W.E. Shipley, Annotation, “Measure of damages for conversion or loss of, or damage to, personal property having no market value,” 12 A.L.R. 2d 902 §7 (1950). 3. See, e.g., Campins v. Capels, 461 N.E.2d 712, 721 (Ind. Ct. App. 1984), reh’g denied; Mitchell v. Mitchell, 685 N.E.2d 1083 (Ind. Ct. App. 1997), aff ’d in relevant part, 695 N.E.2d 920 (Ind. 1998); Brown v. Frontier Theaters, Inc., 369 S.W.2d 299, 304-05 (Tex. 1963); Bond v. A.H. Belo Corp., 602 S.W.2d 105, 108-10 (Tex. App.1980); McCurdy v. Union Pacific R.R. Co., 413 P.2d 617, 623 (Wash. 1966); Terry, supra note 2, at §4 (collecting cases); 18 Am. Jur. 2d Conversion §154 (2015); cf. Jankoski v. Preiser Animal Hosp., Ltd., 510 N.E.2d 1084, 1086-87 (Ill. App. Ct. 1987) (suggesting plaintiffs may have been able to recover for sentimental damages for loss of dog had they sought such damages).

6. 3 Dan B. Dobbs, The Law of Torts §481 (2d ed. 2011). 7. 9 Indiana Law Encyclopedia at “Damages” §57 (2015) (hereafter “I.L.E.”); Dunn v. Meridian Mut. Ins. Co., 836 N.E.2d 249, 253 (Ind. 2005). 8. Dobbs, supra note 6, at §481. 9. Id.; 2A Stuart M. Speiser, Charles F. Krause & Alfred W. Gans, The American Law of Torts §8:30 (2009). 10. See generally I.L.E., supra note 7, at “Damages” §94 (2015); 6 Indiana Law Encyclopedia at “Conversion” §25 (2008); Brendan de R. O’Byrne, “Valuation of Wearing Apparel or Household Goods Kept by Owner for Personal Use, in Action for Loss of Conversion of, or Injury to Such Property,” 34 A.L.R. 3d 818 (1970); Speiser, supra note 9, at §8:31.

4. Campins, 461 N.E.2d at 721.

11. Anchor Stove & Furniture Co. v. Blackwood, 109 Ind. App. 357, 363, 35 N.E.2d 117, 119 (1941); accord Campins v. Capels, 461 N.E.2d 712, 71920 (Ind. Ct. App. 1984), reh’g denied; Cannon v. Northside Transfer Co., 427 N.E.2d 712, 715-16 (Ind. Ct. App. 1981); N.H. Ins. Co. v. Farmer Boy AG, Inc., IP 98-0031-C-T/G, 2001 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 18185, at *12-13, 2001 WL 1386055 (S.D. Ind. Oct. 4, 2001).

5. Jankoski, 510 N.E.2d at 1087.

12. Linn, supra note 2, at §2.

13. O’Byrne, supra note 10, at §2[a]. 14. See generally, 18 Am. Jur. 2d Conversion §152 (2015); Speiser, supra note 9, at §8:31 (2009); Linn, supra note 12, at §1; 3 Am. Jur. Proof of Facts, “Damages” Proofs 4-5 (1959) (hereafter “Proof of Facts”); Shipley, supra note 2, at §9. 15. Terry, supra note 2, at §3. 16. Linn, supra note 2, at §1. 17. See Edmonds v. United States, 563 F. Supp. 2d 196, 202-03 (D.D.C. 2008) (discussing general national view); Linn, supra note 2, at §3. 18. Linn, supra note 2, at §3; Edmonds, 563 F. Supp. 2d at 203; Mieske v. Bartell Drug Co., 593 P.2d 1308, 1311 (Wash. 1979). 19. Jacobs v. Pa. Dep’t of Corr., No. 04-1366, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 60869, at *49-50, 2011 WL 2295095 (W.D. Pa. June 7, 2011) (quoting Restatement (Second) of Torts §911, cmt. e (1979)) (internal formatting omitted). 20. Linn, supra note 2, §3 (citing 22 Am. Jur. 2d, “Damages” §149 (1965)). 21. Id. (collecting cases).

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