Latest Nuisance Stories

2013-06-25 23:28:11

Eliminate’Em Pest Control Services Removes Wildlife From Homes and Businesses and Closes All Openings Where Wildlife May Enter Hartford, Connecticut (PRWEB)

2011-06-22 20:36:00

PRINCETON, Mo., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A jury in DeKalb County, Missouri today returned a verdict in favor of Premium Standard Farms (PSF) in a case in which the plaintiff alleged that odor from a PSF farm in Daviess County had created a nuisance that damaged his use and enjoyment of his farm.

2011-06-20 11:12:00

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NPRA, the National Petrochemical & Refiners Association, welcomes the decision today by the Supreme Court to resoundingly reject attempts to address greenhouse gas emissions through the use of common law "nuisance" lawsuits.

2009-03-12 12:08:17

Authorities in Rochdale, England, said a couple's television and stereo system were seized after numerous noise complaints went unheeded. Council officials and police raided the home of Paul and Amanda Cregan and seized the couple's $3,449 TV and $620 music system, The Daily Telegraph reported Thursday. The

2008-10-01 03:00:13

By Anonymous REVERSING an earlier decision that paint companies must pay for the clean-up of tens of thousands of homes contaminated with lead- based paint, the Rhode Island Supreme Court ruled in July that the companies are not responsible for leadbased paint abatement.

2008-10-01 00:04:23

The prosecution against Patricia Hazelwood was carried out under the Environmental Protection Act 1990. It states that a so-called abatement notice can be issued when a local authority is satisfied that a nuisance exists, or is likely to occur or recur, in the area of the authority.

2008-08-30 09:00:36

By Bruce Sinclair Carmarthenshire residents' right to complain about major construction projects could be ended under new planning proposals.

2008-08-19 15:00:51

Victims of a 2003 Rhode Island nightclub fire in West Warwick, R.I., would receive $20 million under settlements with the state and town announced yesterday. The state and the town would each pay $10 million to settle the federal lawsuit. One hundred people died on the Feb.

2008-08-17 21:00:27

By Peter B Lord PROVIDENCE -- Three major corporations that won a dramatic state Supreme Court verdict last month, overturning a jury finding that they created a public nuisance by selling lead paints here, returned to court yesterday to convince a judge to force the state to compensate them for some of their costs during the nine-year legal battle.

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