Blog Posts in December, 2014

  • When Does Liability Result from Soil or Earth Movement?

    When the soil, earth or improvements of one property move onto the adjacent property, either through rain, wind or other natural event, does any liability, or responsibility, occur as well? The Supreme Court set forth the initial rule of law in California back in 1966, holding that an adjacent landowner must “accept the surface water which drains onto his land,” but that the upper landowner cannot ...
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