DOT Sanctioned by Forsyth County Judge

In the order the court used the following language about the DOT’s failure to comply with its order:   “reckless indifference, gross negligence and bad faith.” “No one at NCDOT sounded the alarm that delays were occurring. At the [sanctions] hearing, NCDOT primarily engaged in finger-pointing, both within and without the NCDOT organizational structure.” The order’s findings of fact included that the DOT has hired at least 7 law firms to represent the DOT in the Map Act cases, including the N.C. Attorney General’s Office.

Shelby Bypass U.S. 74 Inverse Condemnation

Shelby Bypass U.S. 74 Condemnation is underway. The Shelby Bypass is subject to the Map Act Cases for inverse condemnation. The Map Act was filed on property owners in the path of the US 74 Bypass in 2010. For those that have not filed Map Act Inverse Condemnation...

Map Act Appellate Opinion on Dismissal

After the property owners filed their inverse condemnation cases & After the property owners received a partial judgment determining there was a taking & After the DOT was ordered to plat the property, appraise, and deposit, The NCDOT tried to file separate direct...

$5,075,000 Judgment for Breach of Contract

March 20, 2017, attorneys Matthew Bryant and Henry Parr Jr obtained a $5.075 million judgment against the defendants in a breach of contract lawsuit. Summary judgment was ruled upon by a superior court judge in Forsyth County, North Carolina. The case arose when the...