Absolute Nuisance Law and Legal Definition

Absolute nuisance is a distinct civil wrong arising or resulting from:

1) the invasion of a legally protected interest, and consisting of an unreasonable interference with the use and enjoyment of the property of another;

2) the doing of anything or the permitting of anything under one's control or direction to be done without just cause or excuse, the necessary consequence of which interferes with or annoys another in the enjoyment of his/her legal rights;

3) the unlawful doing of anything or the permitting of anything under one's control or direction to be done which results in injury to another; or

4) the collecting and keeping on one's premises of anything inherently dangerous or likely to do mischief if it escapes, which, escaping, injures another in the enjoyment of his/her legal rights.