Fla. Court Affirms Dismissal Of Couple's Takings Suit

Law360, Miami (November 6, 2013, 5:47 PM EST) -- A Florida appeals court on Wednesday affirmed the dismissal of a Florida couple's suit claiming that increasingly restrictive development regulations affecting their nine-acre offshore island was a taking of their property.

Florida's Third District Court of Appeal affirmed a trial court's summary judgment decision in favor of the City of Marathon, saying that property owners Gordon and Molly Beyer had not presented any evidence showing they had investment-backed expectations for the Florida Keys property they bought in 1970.

“The record is devoid of evidence that —...
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