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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Meanwhile, a private nuisance is one which 'violates only private rights and produces damage to but one or a few person.
Please help us protect King Tut's from future risk of statutory and private nuisance actions and potential closure, so we can continue to provide the platform for generations of artists to come, and priceless, life affirming, moments for future fans.
100) The Missouri Supreme Court ultimately held that "there cannot be a private nuisance unless it be attended with some damage or inconvenience to the party injured, and this idea enters into the very definition of a nuisance.
23) This statute limits private nuisance damages when an agricultural enterprise causes the nuisance.
Though Coase's attempt to draw on legal materials in 'The Problem of Social Cost' was highly commendable in its intent, the roles played by Sturges v Bridgman in particular--and by the positive law of private nuisance in law and economics generally--are difficult ones which have generated a great deal of misunderstanding of Coase's theoretical argument.
B, through analysis of the leading GM contamination case in the United States, In re StarLink Corn Products Liability Litigation, (9) shows why the state remedies currently available to organic farmers provide for full recovery, especially the tort claim of private nuisance.
In the case of private nuisance, the concern is unreasonable interference with other property owners' use and enjoyment of their own property.
It is therefore possible for a municipality to be found liable for private nuisance.
Private nuisance occurs when the defendant's conduct unduly interferes with the claimant's use or enjoyment of his land.
Counting mostly common-law doctrines, but concluding with statutory expansions, they include waste law, negligence law as applied to harms to outsiders generated by the land's conditions, negligence law as applied to harms to outsiders generated by unauthorized entrants to the land, negligence law as applied to harms to trespassers, private nuisance law, public nuisance law, support-rights law, affirmative-covenants law, easements law, landlord-tenant law, building codes, and farming law.
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.

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