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Crops: Cases Summarized By Accident Lawyer

 This page within Virginia Tort Case Law is a compilation of cases reported by the Virginia Supreme Court and summarized by Brien Roche dealing with the topic of Crops and the related topic of premises liability.    


1966 Finley, Inc. v. Waddell, 207 Va. 602, 151 S.E.2d 347.

Contractors on state highway project set up plant to make bituminous concrete on site. Dust and smoke from operations were blown onto plaintiff’s land, ruining pasturage and coating buildings. Plaintiffs recovered verdict on theory defendants were conducting nuisance.

1966 Norfolk & W. Ry. v. Anderson, 207 Va. 567, 151 S.E.2d 628.

Plaintiff’s tomato crop allegedly destroyed by chemical poison sprayed by defendant to kill brush, defendant claimed damage caused by blight and not by spray. Res ipsa loquitur not applicable.

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