This Response to Ian McElhaney’s note examines (1) the background legal context that got us to where we are on falling-tree liability; (2) how this peculiar issue fits into Virginia’s general approach to the law; and (3) presents some thoughts on Mr. McElhaney’s reasoning and ultimate conclusions in urging liability for road maintainers.
Recommended CitationDavid Eggert, A Few Thoughts on “If a Tree Falls in a Roadway . . . .”, 76 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 563 (2019).
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