The Board of Education took 4.3 acres for an elementary school; deposit of $252,000; jury verdict of $412,775 ($160,775 or 64% increase); interest from the date of deposit $14,773.68; $1,834.55 in costs taxed against the Board of Education for mediation and deposition expenses.
Total taking of mother and son's 4.3 acres (two parcels) of property with three small rental houses which could have been developed into a subdivision.
Trial (One Week)
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education v. Chronister, 08-CVS-7785; Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education v. Chronister, 08-CVS-7786
Judgment dated June 15, 2009.
Verdict Published in North Carolina Lawyer's Weekly, February 1, 2010