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Supreme Court restates that temporary interference with property may cause taking
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • December 9 2012

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court released its unanimous opinion in Arkansas Game and Fish Commission v. United States


Tax Court eliminates draft reports from discovery
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • November 25 2012

One important issue for litigation experts to always consider is whether their draft reports can be obtained by another party via discovery


Pennsylvania adopts "restyled rules of evidence"
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • January 27 2013

On January 17, 2013, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court rescinded the Pennsylvania Rules of Evidence and adopted "restyled rules of evidence" which take


Adverse possession owner may challenge taking
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • June 17 2012

PA’s Commonwealth Court recently ruled that a party alleging adverse possession over condemned property may intervene and challenge a taking


PA court allows approval of second plan during appeal of first plan approval
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2012

The Commonwealth Court of PA has ruled that while an appeal of approvals for a development is pending, a municipality has the power to approve another development plan submitted by the same developer for the same property


US House passes eminent domain limitations bill
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2012

The US House of Representatives recently passed the "Private Property Rights Protection Act of 2012"


PA court permits condemnation benefiting private developer
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • August 27 2012

In Reading Area Water Authority v. The Schuylkill River Greenway Association, the Reading Area Water Authority condemned land for the construction, maintenance and operation of utility lines and appurtenance of a water main


US Supreme Court to decide eminent domain case
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2012

The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal of a Federal Circuit’s decision in an eminent domain case


PA court rules that "ongoing subdivision concerns" should not be considered in valuing individual subdivision lots
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2012

In Greth Development v. Berks County Board of Assessment Appeals, the Berks County trial court considered whether the tax assessment of individual lots of a residential subdivision should take into account “ongoing subdivision concerns, including cash flow, absorption rate of lot sales, and ongoing expenses.”


PA court rules highway occupancy permit did not cause de facto taking
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • August 26 2012

The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania recent ruled that the issuance of highway occupancy permit did not cause a “de facto” condemnation of a neighboring property owner