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1 Answer | Asked in Agricultural Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: Can I spray weed killer on my hayfield without telling my neighbor whose property is next to mine? I live in Uniontown.
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jun 18, 2023

A Pennsylvania attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Until you are able to consult with a local attorney, as a general matter, people can sue for health impacts from aerial release or groundwater release of pesticides and herbicides. One option is to consult with... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Agricultural Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: How can you determine if a Right-of-Way is "express" or "by necessity?"

We bought a house, there was a farm lane designated as right-of-way to another parcel owned by the sellers. When they sold the land, they sold the back parcel separately, this parcel had a deed mentioning the right of way but no other details other than it is 50 feet.

The new owner of... View More

Anthony M. Avery
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answered on Aug 10, 2021

Express Easements are encumbrances granted in a Deed of Easement, in the legal description of the servient tenement's Deed or its chain of title. Easement of Necessity arise by landlocked parcels and tracts. It appears the subject Easement also exists by Prescription. If you block the... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Agricultural Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: My husband is a local contractor in business for 27 years. He purchased 22 trees for a customer from a local wholesaler

all 22 have died as well as a good majority of the entire crop as per the wholesaler himself. Who is legally responsible for replacing the tress ?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jun 23, 2019

It would probably be difficult for a Pennsylvania attorney to give you an answer based on these limited facts. If you consulted with an attorney, they would likely want to review the contract between your husband and the wholesaler to see if it includes express warranties, makes any kind of... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law, Criminal Law and Agricultural Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: How is it determined that a dog is a "dangerous dog"? and how do I go about having a dog/dogs declared as dangerous?

I live in the country (rural/farm land area - see location). My neighbor lets his dogs run loose constantly. I've let him know that under PA Dog Law he is required to keep his dogs "under his control - at ALL times" yet, he still allows them to run loose stating South Shenango... View More

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Sep 11, 2018

your dog warden should be able to tell you.

1 Answer | Asked in Agricultural Law, Animal / Dog Law and Car Accidents for Pennsylvania on
Q: I hit a cow on a rural roadway. Who pays for the damage's
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Oct 25, 2017

Assuming you couldn't avoid it the owner of the cow is responsible for your damages and any injuries. If no injuries, and you have collision, run it through your company and they can go after the farmer.

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