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Public Nuisance

In the case of a bar owner who was assaulted by a homeless man illegally living in a nearby storage unit, the Hawaii Supreme Court ruled that plaintiffs can recover damages in public nuisance suits if they have suffered individualized harm.

HONOLULU — In the case of a bar owner who was assaulted by a homeless man illegally living in a nearby storage unit, the Hawaii Supreme Court ruled that plaintiffs can recover damages in public nuisance suits if they have suffered individualized harm.

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