On October 17, 2018, the Appellate Division, Second Department handed down a decision affirming the award of $1,190,582.91 for an additional allowance for legal and expert fees. The additional allowance was awarded by the Honorable Bruce E. Tolbert. The additional allowance was authorized by Section 701 of the Eminent Domain Procedure Law. In August 1987, the Eminent Domain Procedure Law (EDPL), §701, was amended to provide that when an award in a condemnation proceeding was “substantially” in excess of the condemnor’s proof on the trial, the trial court, in its… read more
October 17, 2018
A TRIPLE AAA DECISION – MATTER OF VILLAGE OF HAVERSTRAW v AAA ELECTRICIANS, INC.
Posted in EDPL Sec. 701, Legal Fees