Tag Archives: Judge Elizabeth K. Dillon

Scope of experts’ testimony at condemnation trial is clarified (access required)

In a trial over damages for land taken for an easement required for construction of a natural gas pipeline, the landowners’ expert may testify about the high demand for residential subdivisions, but cannot testify about the stigma attached to pipelines, ...

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Compensation determined for pipeline easement (access required)

The landowners’ bid to delay a trial over compensation for a natural gas pipeline easement failed, as did their untimely effort to supplement discovery. Moreover, because the landowners failed to provide admissible evidence that the amount of just compensation exceeds ...

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Search warrant affidavit was proved unreliable (access required)

Where an affidavit submitted in sup­port of an application for a search war­rant omitted critical information, includ­ing that controlled buys were made by two separate confidential informants and any information about the reliability of the informants, and the omitted informa­tion ...

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Capital One loses bid to stay consumer suit (access required)

Capital One Financial Corporation lost its bid to stay a Federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act, or TCPA, suit pending a ruling either from the Federal Communications Commission or the United States Supreme Court on the correct interpretation and application of ...

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Binding settlement reached at mediation (access required)

Where a homeowner previously agreed to settle her claims for fire damage, the settlement agreement was enforced despite her assertions that Nationwide made false or misleading statements or that the settlement violated her First Amendment rights. Nationwide’s attempt to dismiss ...

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