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The Ontario Superior Court has recently released a decision that is instructive on the “what is an automobile” analysis. On April 24, 2013 the Court found in favour of the plaintiff who, in this case, was a farmer driving...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 June 11, 2012, as part of Michael Kaiser's ongoing Animal-Law blog. http://cleblog.nbi-sems.com/2012/06/arguments-against-defending-pit-bulls/
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