Recently, one of our cases (Crosstex DC Gathering Co. v. Button) made it into the Winter 2017 Appraisal Journal.
Here is a brief intro for this informative article:
Three recent pipeline cases in Texas resulted in landowners receiving significant awards for damages to the remainder. These cases illustrate appraisal methods and courtroom strategies employed by the lawyers and appraisers on both sides of this type of lawsuit. In all three cases, appraisers for the pipeline companies (the condemnors) testified that the pipelines caused no damage to the remaining property. The appraisers for the landowners (condemnees) came to very different conclusions and found substantial damage to the remainder. The three cases presented here offer insights into how landowners and their legal teams present evidence related to damages and on what bases pipeline companies challenged these awards in the appellate courts.
Read the full article here: Pipelines, Eminent Domain, and Damages to the Remainder: A Texas Lawsuit Trilogy