Uncovering Factory Farming - The Effects of Ag Gag Laws
Polsinelli Podcast - Food Safety Modernization Act
Stealth Lawyer: Tama Matsuoka Wong, Forager for Restaurant Daniel
Regulatory Challanges When Bringing a Vehicle to Market in the United States
Litigators in the Firm’s Washington, DC office persuaded the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to grant an appeal in a tort case in which 34 plaintiffs allege that the land application of biosolids to farmland created a nuisance and...more
Proposed rule changes in the Michigan Agricultural Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) have excluded some farmers from MAEAP verification and protection....more
In Toftoy v. Rosenwinkel, the 2nd District of the Illinois Appellate Court held that Illinois' "Right to Farm Act," 740 ILCS 70/1, didn't bar the plaintiff's nuisance suit against the defendants and their cattle farm. ...more
In This Issue:
- What Law Applies When A Flood-Related Disaster Hits?
- Farm Odors and Coverage Issues Arising from “Pollutant” Property Damages.
Excerpt from What Law Applies When A Flood-Related Disaster...more
Our reports on the oral arguments of the Illinois Supreme Court's September term continue with Toftoy v. Rosenwinkel.
Toftoy is an interesting case because it presents a textbook example of a clash between two classic...more
Published on the National Business Institute Continuing Legal Education (CLE) website on January 3, 2012, as part of Michael Kaiser's ongoing Animal-Law blog. ...more
Published on the National Business Institute (CLE) website on April 4, 2012, as part of Michael Kaiser's ongoing Animal-Law blog. http://cleblog.nbi-sems.com/2012/04/mediating-animal-law-issues/#more-8...more
Pesticide overspray drift to a neighboring property in Minnesota may now qualify as a trespass, thanks to the Minnesota Court of Appeals’ recent decision in Johnson, et al., v. Paynesville Farmers Union Cooperative Oil Co.,...more
In Hubner v. Spring Valley Equestrian Center, the New Jersey Supreme Court expressly noted that the NJ Equine Activities Liability Act is "remedial legislation" (akin to the Law Against Discrimination statute, etc.)and thus...more
Last August 13th, the Fredericksburg Chapter of the Virginia Dressage Association graciously sponsored an educational seminar at the Salem Church Library in Fredericksburg, Virginia. I presented a seminar on Virginia’s Equine...more
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