Total Taking by City of Charlotte
for New Road Project

Total Taking by City of C…

Initial Offer: $85,200

Compensation Obtained: $277,500

$192,300 or 226% Increase

Brief Statement of Claim:

The City of Charlotte took .893 acres of fee simple inside existing of right-of-way, fee simple outside of existing right-of-way, slope easement, storm drainage easement and temporary construction easement in connection with the Baucom Road Connector Project.

Trial or Settlement:

Settlement

County:

Mecklenburg County

Case Name and Number:

Davidson County Airport Authority v. Richard John Baustert and Wife, Connie H. Baustert; James Paul Baustert, and Wife, Edna M. Baustert; and Any Other Parties in Interest, 16-CVS-2249

Date Concluded:

Settlement reached May 2018.

Attorneys for Defendants:

David Murray and Tommy Odom, The Odom Firm, PLLC of Charlotte, NC.

News

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16
Each year, North Carolina Lawyers Weekly publishes an annual review of the top verdicts and settlements obtained in North Carolina. The Odom Firm’s $8,300,000 settlement with the City of Charlotte for the acquisition of land near the airport ra… Read More
Jan
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Nov
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Sep
28
The Odom Firm’s team of David Murray, Tommy Odom, Keren Patrick and Andy Patrick participated in the annual “Clays for Conservation” tournament in Norwood, NC, which benefits the Catawba Lands Conservancy. While the team did not bri… Read More