Shiel v. Rowell (Reserve Case)
SJC-12432Argue Date: Thursday March 8, 2018
*Summary: Property Law; Torts-- Whether a landowner may be liable to a neighbor for damage caused by branches and leaves from a tree located on the plaintiff’s property.
Justices: Gants, C.J., Gaziano, Lowy, Budd, Cypher, Kafker, JJ.
Appellant: Mary Shiel
Counsel for Appellant: William F. Spallina, Esquire Anthony Cornacchia, Esquire
Appellee: John Rowell
Counsel for Appellee: Daniel S. McInnis, Esquire
Court Appealed From: Quincy DCt, jury, NO
Lower Court Judge: Mark S. Coven, J.
Route to SJC: Direct Appellate Review
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