City of Kokomo, Indiana v. Estate of Audra R. Newton

Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP acted as legal counsel for the City of Kokomo.

Taft represented the City of Kokomo in a successful appeal of a jury verdict of property owner damages in an eminent domain case.

On Dec. 18, the Indiana Court of Appeals reversed and remanded the verdict stating the jury decision was excessive and not supported by Indiana law. The decision reduced the City’s exposure by over $250,000.

The Taft team was led by Blake Burgan (Picture), Chou-il Lee and Steve Shockley.

Involved fees earner: Blake Burgan – Taft Stettinius & Hollister; Chou-il Lee – Taft Stettinius & Hollister; Steven Shockley – Taft Stettinius & Hollister;

Law Firms: Taft Stettinius & Hollister;

Clients: City of Kokomo ;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti