Total Taking by City of Charlotte
for Charlotte Airport Development

Total Taking by City of C…

Initial Offer: $845,500

Compensation Obtained: $2,000,000

137% Increase

Brief Statement of Claim:

City took 3.6 acres for airport purposes; deposit of $845,500; jury verdict of $2,000,000 ($1,154,500 or 137% increase); interest from the date of deposit $169,724; $44,874 in costs taxed against the City for deposition expenses and expert witness expenses.

Principal Damages:

Total taking of husbands and wife's 3.6 acres of income-producing property used for a rental car business and airport parking prior to the taking.

Trial or Settlement:

Trial (Two Weeks)

County:

Mecklenburg

Case Name and Number:

City of Charlotte vs. Hurlahe, et al., 02-CVS-22903

Date Concluded: 

Judgment dated November 9, 2004.

Attorneys for Defendants:

Tommy Odom and Fountain Odom, The Odom Firm, PLLC of Charlotte.

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