Monthly Archives: January 2011
January 19th, 2011 — In News & Events
St. Louis family business secures $5.3 from MoDOT in condemnation case
A St. Louis-based frozen food company, M & L Foods, Inc., recently secured a $5.3 million from the Missouri Department of Transportation to settle an eminent domain case that required the company give up its entire property and relocate its business. MoDOT condemned the M & L property for the construction of a new Interstate 70 Mississippi River Bridge. M & L’s attorney, Robert Denlow, explained that the settlement funds will allow M & L Foods to relocate within the city and continue operating this St. Louis-based business after more than 100 years. [Disclosure: Robert Denlow is the Missouri Member of the Owners’ Counsel of America.]
January 11th, 2011 — In News & Events
8th Annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference Launches Website
The 8th Annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference has launched a new website www.bkconference.com (note: click to enter the site) with details about the upcoming conference in Beijing, China October 14-15, 2011. The site lists the conference discussion topics as well as biographies of some of the speakers scheduled to appear.
January 6th, 2011 — In News & Events
New York Court awards $3.4 million in fees and costs to Mobil Oil in eminent domain action
New York, NY – Attorneys from the New York law firm of Goldstein, Rikon & Rikon, the only law firm in New York practicing exclusively in the area of condemnation law, recently obtained a decision of more than $3.4 million for Exxon Mobil Oil Corp. in what is believed to be the largest award made under Section 701 of New York’s Eminent Domain Procedure Law.