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Power Company Must Pay Landowner Lost Property Value - Court Judgment

Although transmission companies consistently tell landowners that overhead high voltage power lines do not decrease the value of property, the facts indicate otherwise. To add to the growing list of examples of property devaluation associated with ugly overhead high voltage transmission lines and towers, a Texas court recently awarded a $445,365 judgment against Oncor Electric Delivery Co. 201 more words

Property Value Impacts

Chase Barfield v. Sho-Me Power Electric Cooperative: Major Verdict in Electric Utility Easement Case

More than five years after starting in state court before later restarting in federal court, a federal court jury in Missouri has issued a major verdict in litigation concerning the use of electric utility easements for commercial telecommunication purposes.  1,094 more words


Access to Lot: Title Policy Semantics Do Count

In 2006, Robert and Teresa James brought a lot in a rural subdivision. At the time of the purchase, Chicago Title Insurance Company issued a title insurance policy that insured against loss or damage by reason of “lack of right of access to and from the land.” In 2013, the Jameses sued Chicago Title, contending that the title insurance policy required Chicago Title to provide them “legal” access to their lot. 95 more words

Lot Boundary Issue

Section 4(f) "de minimis" NOT valid

Federal Law (“Section 4(f)”) requires special procedures be followed when you want to take any park land in order to build a roadway across a public park. 537 more words

Mortgage holders, beware the pipeline!

Diane Wexler of Northjersey Pipeline Walkers has this important bit of information to share with your neighbors who may be considering an easement offer from Pilgrim: 85 more words

Do Not Expect Money To Change Your Mindset

Ending up earning money for life with a Job that you do not really like or doing a Job just to get a lot of money isn’t something that anybody should acquire because it wont make you significantly happier. 294 more words