Nursery Says NY Should Pay Up After Closing Rail Crossing

Law360, New York (May 30, 2013, 8:54 PM EDT) -- Tree nursery Island Park LLC, which lost the ability to traverse a train crossing when New York said moving farming equipment across high-speed rail lines was unsafe, asked New York's top court Thursday to reverse the lower courts' ruling that it was not entitled to compensation.

The New York State Court of Appeals heard oral arguments after a mid-level appellate court, Albany's Third Department, affirmed a trial court that said the state was under no obligation to pay Island Park because New York was regulating private...
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