In a recent decision by the Honorable Wayne P. Saitta, Supreme Court, Kings County, the court discussing Section 701 of the Eminent Domain Procedure Law stated: Where the proof offered by a claimant has had no effect on the final award, then it cannot be found to have been necessary to achieve just and adequate compensation and the court will not award an additional allowance as to those efforts. (First Bank & Trust Co. of Corning v State of New York, 184 AD2d 1034, [4th Dept 1992] affd 81 NY… read more
October 20, 2020
Why Adjust Expert Fee in An Application Pursuant to EDPL Section 701?
Posted in EDPL Sec. 701, Reimbursement of Legal Fees