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A Quick Overview of Pesticide Drift Liability

Photo by Edwin Remsberg This post should not be considered legal advice Recently I was asked to present at the University of Maryland Extension’s commercial pesticide training in Frederick and Denton. My topic was pesticide drift liability. I decided to bypass looking at the administrative process...

Understanding Agricultural Liability: Livestock and Other Animals (FS-990)

Understanding Agricultural Liability: Livestock and Other Animals (FS-990, 2014), discusses potential liability for livestock and other animals you may have on the farm. Typical theories for liability would include strict liability and negligence. This publication walks you through previous...

Is Hanging a "Beware of Dog" Sign a Good Idea?

Note: This blog is not a substitute for legal advice. When dealing with dogs (or any domesticated animal), an owner may face potential liability for injuries caused by his/her dog. Many of you often wonder if hanging a “Beware of Dog” sign and good idea? Does hanging the sign admit that you believe...
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