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Case incorrectly dismissed after judgment was obtained (access required)

Where this case was previously remanded because the trial court’s judgment listed one plaintiff twice and omitted another plaintiff, the trial court correctly dismissed the twice-named plaintiff (because it did not obtain a certificate  of authority or registration before entry ...

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Jury must decide whether trespass claim was timely (access required)

Where plaintiff claims defendants’ underground sprinkler system damaged her property and that they have interfered with her easement rights, the timeliness of plaintiff ‘s trespass and nuisance claims are a jury issue. Further, the circuit court erred when interpreting the ...

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Assessments not entitled to presumption of correctness (access required)

A county’s tax assessments of appellant’s industrial property are not entitled to the presumption of correctness. One assessment was not based on any of the three accepted approaches, and another was based on only one approach without considering and rejecting ...

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Any error in evidence proffer was harmless (access required)

Any error relating to the prosecutor’s proffer of evidence at appellant’s probation revocation hearing was harmless. The proffered evidence, a newspaper article that quoted the victim’s description of appellant’s actions, was not the only evidence of the nature of the ...

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