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Real Cases in Real Estate by Andrea Lee Negroni, Esq. & Nakiya Whitaker, Esq. – Aug. 16th Update

REAL CASES IN REAL ESTATE By Andrea Lee Negroni and Nakiya Whitaker BuckleySandler LLP alnegroni@buckleysandler.com Real Cases in Real Estate is a weekly update on real estate law, with legal principles illustrated and explained by lawsuits from around the country. The topics are wide-ranging...

Real Cases in Real Estate by Andrea Lee Negroni, Esq. and Kendra Kinnaird, Esq. – Sept. 6th Update

REAL CASES IN REAL ESTATE By Andrea Lee Negroni and Kendra Kinnaird BuckleySandler LLP alnegroni@buckleysandler.com Real Cases in Real Estate is a weekly update on real estate law, with legal principles illustrated and explained by lawsuits from around the country. The topics are wide-ranging...

Real Cases in Real Estate by Andrea Lee Negroni, Esq. and Jennifer Slagle Peck, J.D. – Sept. 27th Update

REAL CASES IN REAL ESTATE By Andrea Lee Negroni and Jennifer Slagle Peck BuckleySandler LLP alnegroni@buckleysandler.com Real Cases in Real Estate is a weekly update on real estate law, with legal principles illustrated and explained by lawsuits from around the country. The topics are...

Google Acknowledges Trespass in Photographing Residence but Required to Pay Only $1 in Damages

As reported by the AP (12/2/2010), Google Inc. has acknowledged trespassing on a Pittsburgh-area residence when it photographed the residence for its Street View service. The homeowners sued after Google allegedly obtained the photograph by travelling upon a private road marked "No Trespassing...

Vandeventer Black LLP: Adjacent Land Owners Can Proceed with Trespass Claim Against Developer

Recently, on September 14, 2012 in the decision of Kurpiel v. Hicks , Record No. 112192 [ enhanced version available to Lexis.com subscribers ], the Virginia Supreme Court reversed a Circuit Court's demurrer, and allowed two landowners' case of trespass to proceed against a neighboring developer...

Real Cases in Real Estate By Andrea Lee Negroni, Esq. – February 11th, 2013 Update

Real Cases in Real Estate is a weekly update on real estate law, with legal principles illustrated and explained by lawsuits from around the country. The topics are wide-ranging for appeal to a broad spectrum of readers including lawyers, homeowners, investors and the general public. Andrea Lee...

"Does Your Dog Bite?" What, If Any, Duty Does A Dog Owner Owe To A Trespasser?

By Peter J. Gallagher ( @pjsgallagher ) I loved the Pink Panther movies, and one of the more memorable scenes in the series involved Inspector Clouseau trying to pet an innkeeper's dog (or, more accurately, a dog that he thought belonged to the innkeeper: Click to view https://www.youtube.com...

TX Court Declines to Address Trespass Issue in Wastewater Migration Case

On February 6, 2015, the Texas Supreme Court issued a decision in Environmental Processing Systems, L.C. v. FPL Farming Ltd . Although landowners and energy companies were hoping for a definitive answer on subsurface trespass, the Court sidestepped the issue. FPL Farming Ltd. (“FPL”) owned...

West Virginia Court Considers When an “Invitee” Has Overstepped Their Invitation

In Ragonese v. Racing Corporation of West Virginia , d/b/a Mardi Gras Casino and Resort , the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia was asked to determine whether a guest’s decision to take an unmarked detour around casino property, and which ultimately led to the guest’s alleged injuries...