A landowner must try to prevent snow from falling off his roof onto his neighbor

January 6, 2016

  • 15 Adjoining Landowners
  • 15k7 Negligence as to Premises Affecting Adjoining Land

01-06-16A landowner must use reasonable care to safeguard his neighbor from risk of harm, known or reasonably foreseeable, through falling of ice and snow from roof of structure erected upon his premises.

Brownsey v. General Printing Ink Corp., 193 A. 824 (N.J.Sup., 1937)