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Montana Supreme Court Hears Water Utility Condemnation Case
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2016

Montana's Supreme Court heard arguments last week in a case that will determine the future of Missoula's water utility. The City of Missoula is


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 confirms County must pay compensation of Board of View
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2012

The Commonwealth Court of PA recently ruled that the County and not the parties must pay the compensation of a Board of View in an eminent domain case


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On January 17, 2013, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court rescinded the Pennsylvania Rules of Evidence and adopted "restyled rules of evidence" which take


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


Court finds construction of sewage lagoons did not cause de facto taking
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2012

A Berks County trial court recently rejected the claim of property owners that the construction of sewage lagoons adjacent to their homes caused a “de facto” taking of their properties


PA court rules condemnors not required to provided owners of blighted properties opportunity to remediate
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • May 28 2012

In Redev. Auth. of the City of York v. Bratic, a property owner took steps to remediate a blighted property after the issuance of a blight notice


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.”


Court rules that sellers and brokers may need to disclose prior condemnation to buyers
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2012

In Shelp v. City of Scranton, a Pennsylvania trial court ruled that, in some cases, property sellers and brokers may be required to disclose the fact that a property was previously condemned to potential buyers


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