Archive for Tag: commercial farming

Dancer bill protecting farmers from costly nuisance lawsuits passes Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – Farmers facing meritless nuisance lawsuits would be able to recover reasonable costs and attorney fees under a bill sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer and passed by the Assembly on Thursday. “Complaints over farming operations like noise are increasing as residential development encroaches into traditionally rural farming...

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Committee passes Dancer bill protecting farmers from costly nuisance lawsuits

TRENTON, N.J. – As farmers prepare for a busy growing season, the Assembly Agriculture and Food Security Committee on Monday passed legislation to protect them from meritless nuisance lawsuits. The bill (A2315), sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer, allows farmers to recover reasonable costs and attorney fees following a bad...

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Spurred by costly nuisance lawsuits, Dancer farm protections bill advances in Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly Agriculture Committee today released legislation, sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer, allowing farmers to recover reasonable costs and attorney fees incurred while defending against a false complaint by neighbors. Over the years, residential development has encroached more and more into traditionally rural areas in close...

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