A New Hanover jury in a condemnation trial awarded the property owner $1.2 million as compensation for losing 50 parking spaces in their shopping center called North 17 Shopping Center. The N.C. Department of Transportation must pay that amount. The jury verdict was $900,000 more than NC offered in its condemnation of 1/5 acre. That […]

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The NC case of Kirby vs. N.C. Department of Transportation concerns NCDOT actions that amounted to an inverse condemnation (which means the State took a person’s land for government purpose without condemning them – paying them just compensation). Currently the NCDOT has petitioned the N.C. Supreme Court to hear the case NC property owners won […]

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