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nuisance

Anything that causes inconvenience, annoyance, or disturbance of normal physiology.
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The survey, of more than 2,000 adults, was commissioned by the National Accident Helpline as part of a campaign to raise awarenss of the steps people can take to prevent nuisance calls.
One provider has shown a 98% success rate in cutting out nuisance calls.
What if, after serving the abatement notice, the noise nuisance still continues?
PC Law, said: "We have had some great results in tackling nuisance bikes and vehicles this year, and I would like to thank the public for the information they have given us which has contributed towards these results.
Gear up Invest in a phone with an in-built nuisance call blocking feature.
Presumably, they did not qualify as ' nuisance items'.
The attempt by plaintiffs' attorneys and state legal officers to stretch public nuisance theory far beyond its normal applications to avoid statutes of limitations and other requisite legal boundaries has now been summarily rebuked by the Rhode Island Supreme Court," said Thomas J.
He added: "The police do have powers to confront the troublemakers but understandably they are reluctant to step in unless there is proper evidence that a regular nuisance is being caused.
In January 2008, the City of Cleveland filed a public nuisance suit against 21 major investment banks, including such venerable institutions as Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch, alleging the banks irresponsibly bought and sold high interest loans, leading to a foreclosure crisis in Cleveland that has physically devastated neighborhoods.
a federal district court case with facts similar to those outlined above, the plaintiffs' claims for continuing nuisance and trespass were the only ones to survive summary judgment after negligence, strict liability, and statutory claims were dismissed under the statute of limitations.
He was found guilty of two charges of breaching a noise nuisance abatement notice and was fined a total of pounds 500 with pounds 250 costs.