One of the benefits of choosing Hendrick Bryant in the NCDOT Inverse Condemnation/Map Act Corridor cases is that we’ve been granted special judges to hear the cases. It’s called Rule 2.1 Judges. The Courts have recognized that because these cases are not class actions, but that there are hundreds of them statewide, that it would […]

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Hendrick Bryant Nerhood Sanders & Otis attorneys filed more than 60 Beltway lawsuits on Monday, April 27, 2015 in the Forsyth County Courthouse. “With the recent N.C. Court of Appeals ruling in the Kirby case, property owners are contacting us daily to bring their inverse condemnation lawsuit against the N.C. Department of Transportation,” said lead […]

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HB 183- An Act to Repeal the Transportation Corridor Official Map Act Today, April 16, 2015, N.C. House Finance Committee unanimously approved the bill to REPEAL the Map Act. Attorney Matthew Bryant*, at the request of the committee, spoke on the effects of the Map Act to the Committee. In a surprise, the bill was […]

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Charlotte’s NPR station WFAE aired a fabulous segment on NCDOT, our state current of eminent domain practices and the legislative uproar the proposed repeal of the Map Act has caused. I encourage everyone to listen to Rayne Brown denounce how our state has behaved. http://wfae.org/post/states-domain-part-2-north-carolinas-map-act Hendrick Bryant Nerhood Sanders & Otis, LLP- Map Act owners’ […]

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The State’s Domain: The NC Map Act Above is a radio interview with Attorney Matthew Bryant of Hendrick Bryant Nerhood Sanders & Otis LLP with the Charlotte NPR station 90.7 FM WFAI There’s an article and radio interview discussing the legal issues and effects of North Carolina’s Map Act statute and the inverse condemnation claims. […]

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There have been naysayers all along about the lawsuits against the NC Department of Transportation on the inverse condemnation claims based on the NCDOT’s use of Map Act Corridors. Naysayers before the Kirby v. NCDOT Court of Appeals opinion. Land owners still questioning the case even after the opinion. Using the Kirby victory, Hendrick Bryant […]

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Kirby v. NCDOT: landmark inverse condemnation case in North Carolina. Involves Winston-Salem, Forsyth County’s Northern Beltway. In 1997 the NCDOT (NC Department of Transportation) marked properties in the western loop by recording corridor restrictions in the Forsyth County Register of Deeds. In 2008 the NCDOT marked the eastern leg properties. Lawsuit filed against the NCDOT […]

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