NJ Borough Asks High Court To Alter Payouts In Land Seizures

Law360, New York (May 13, 2013, 5:03 PM EDT) -- An attorney for a New Jersey borough on Monday urged the New Jersey Supreme Court to reconsider how homeowners should be compensated when the government seizes a portion of their land for a public works project, as the construction of a protective dune system potentially hangs in the balance.

The attorney for the borough of Harvey Cedars, N.J., asked the high court to overturn a $375,000 award to Harvey and Phyllis Karan, a couple who argued the value of their beachfront home had been diminished after...
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