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Private Nuisance / Flooding

06/01/1982 - $189,000.00

Smith v. Columbus, Georgia, et al., State Court of Muscogee County, Georgia. Flooding nuisance, special damages of $23,000, balance of recovery was for loss of use and enjoyment. Held Municipal Corporation responsible for generally allowing unrestricted upstream development which increased flooding risk.

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