H AND L FARMS LLC et al v. SILICON RANCH CORPORATION et al

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Case Number:

4:21-cv-00134

Court:

Georgia Middle

Nature of Suit:

Torts to Land

Judge:

CLAY D LAND

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  1. January 26, 2024

    Solar Farm Companies Slam 'Futile' Georgia Retrial Claims

    A group of solar farm companies urged a Georgia federal court to deny a couple's "futile" bid to add claims of mental and emotional distress to a 2021 suit over property damages, arguing the motion lacked any laws that allowed the couple to retry the issue of damages.

  2. January 05, 2024

    Couple Wants To Add Claim In Solar Farm Damages Retrial

    A Georgia couple that won a $135.5 million verdict for damage to their property from a solar farm's erosion runoff wants to add a claim for mental and emotional distress ahead of a new trial on damages.

  3. November 07, 2023

    Solar Farm Cos. Eye More Cuts To Ga. Erosion Damage Award

    Two companies behind a solar farm have urged a Georgia federal judge to further slash a couple's once $135 million award for erosion runoff damage to their property caused by the neighboring farm, arguing the now $5 million figure still consists of inflated compensatory damages.

  4. October 31, 2023

    $135M Jury Verdict Winners Seek To Undo Drastic Reduction

    A Georgia couple awarded $135.5 million in damages for extensive erosion runoff damage to their property caused by a neighboring solar farm asked a federal judge Tuesday to reconsider his decision to slash their award to $5 million and let them move forward with appeals.

  5. October 24, 2023

    $135M Verdict Slashed To $5M In Ga. Solar Farm Fight

    A Georgia federal judge has refused to grant a new trial in a dispute over damage to a couple's property due to alleged negligence by the companies responsible for a neighboring solar farm, but cut the damages award from $135 million to $5 million.

  6. June 22, 2023

    $135M Verdict Winners Fight New Trial Bid In Solar Farm Row

    A Georgia couple who won $135.5 million at trial against the owner and developers of a neighboring solar farm operation told a Georgia federal judge on Wednesday to reject requests from the companies for a new trial or significantly lower damages.

  7. June 05, 2023

    Solar Farm Must Prevent Future Damage After $135M Verdict

    A Georgia federal judge on Monday issued an injunction requiring the owners and developers of a Georgia solar farm to minimize "continuing damage" to a neighboring property owned by a couple who won $135.5 million in damages at trial.

  8. June 01, 2023

    Solar Farm Owner, Developers Call $135M Verdict 'Excessive'

    The owner and developers of a solar farm in Georgia have asked a federal court to shrink the $135.5 million verdict against them for damage done to a neighboring couple's property, arguing the judgment should be significantly less based on the evidence.

  9. May 19, 2023

    Couple Seek At Least $5M For Fees, Costs In Solar Farm Win

    A Georgia couple who won a $135.5 million verdict against the owner and developer of a solar farm for polluting their property with runoff are asking for an additional $2 million in general damages and at least $4.9 million in attorney fees and costs for the companies' frivolous, meritless and bad faith arguments.

  10. May 11, 2023

    In-House Counsel Admonished Over Emails In Solar Farm Trial

    In-house counsel for a construction business on the hook for more than $100 million in damages related to a solar farm's effect on a Georgia couple's property was publicly admonished Thursday by a federal judge over emails sent throughout trial to a witness.