private nuisance

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Noun1.private nuisance - a nuisance that interferes with your interest in and private use and enjoyment of your land
nuisance - (law) a broad legal concept including anything that disturbs the reasonable use of your property or endangers life and health or is offensive
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It is therefore possible for a municipality to be found liable for private nuisance.
If it is only one person then it is a private nuisance and not a public nuisance.
These laws are to help protect farmers who use good management practices win private nuisance lawsuits and put newcomers on notice that agricultural practices are a reasonable expectation in certain localities.
Under New Hampshire law, an agricultural operation that has been operating for at least a year will not be found to be a public or private nuisance due to changed conditions around the operation.
The district court dismissed the case, finding that the plaintiffs had no standing to bring the claims, which ranged from public and private nuisance to trespass and negligence to fraudulent misrepresentation and conspiracy.
The lawsuit claims include negligence, strict liability, public nuisance, private nuisance, breach of contract, and breach of the natural servitude of drain.
Since it was proven that "nickel has accumulated on class members' properties to the extent that the property values have diminished," private nuisance was established.
Alternatively, and if all else fails, you could try the "nuclear option" of taking action through the courts for what is known in the trade as a private nuisance.
23) A private nuisance occurs when one individual violates the maxim, sic utere tuo ut alienum non laedas, (24) and uses their land so as to injure another individual or small group of individuals--the legal equivalent of unreasonableness.
She initially sued the board and Midboro Management for breach of the warranty of habitability, private nuisance, attorney's fees and injunctive relief that would have forced Madonna to comply with building rules preventing unreasonable noise.
Alongside private nuisance in the common law sits public nuisance, in which actions can only be brought by the Attorney General.

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