Homeowner not liable for trespassers on roof causing bricks to fall from chimney

December 8, 2016

  • 272 Negligence
  • 272XVII Premises Liability
  • 272XVII(D) Breach of Duty
  • 272k1160 Protection Against Acts of Third Persons
  • 272k1161 In General

12-08-16An owner of a building is not answerable for the act of persons entering on the roof of his house without his knowledge through another’s premises, and, by leaning on the chimney, causing bricks to fall and injure persons on the street.

Strasburger v. Vogel, 63 A. 202 (Md., 1906)