August 12th, 2020 | by Mike Faherty

Why Should I Hire An Experienced Eminent Domain Attorney?

Anyone who receives notice that their property is threatened by eminent domain action should consult with an attorney who is very experienced in eminent domain law. Unfortunately, too many people obtain poor results after failing to hire an eminent domain attorney.

March 23rd, 2020 | by Mike Faherty

Condemnation and COVID-19

I recommend reading the blog post below which is a short analysis of condemnation and covid-19 written by Attorneys Ehren Fournier and Katie Gray.

March 23rd, 2020 | by Mike Faherty

Coronavirus Restrictions As Condemnation?

Below is a summary of eminent domain law which may be helpful in these days of government restrictions as a result of the coronavirus.

July 18th, 2019 | by Mike Faherty

Knick v. Township of Scott, Pennsylvania

On June 21, 2019, the United States Supreme Court issued Knick v. Township of Scott, Pennsylvania, _ S.Ct._ (2019), No. 17-647, 2019 WL 2552486. The landmark decision overruled Williamson County Regional Planning Comm’n v. Hamilton Bank of Johnson City, 473 U.S. 172, 105 S.Ct. 3108, 87 L.Ed.2d 126.

April 4th, 2019 | by Mike Faherty

The Pennsylvania Attorney General Investigates Mariner East II

The Attorney General, with broad powers to investigate crime, is investigating crimes by Sunoco Pipeline/Energy Transfer Partners.

April 1st, 2019 | by Mike Faherty

Billboard Income as Property Value

A case considered under County tax assessment law provided support for property value to include suitability and income from billboard rental.

April 1st, 2019 | by Mike Faherty

Deed In Place of Condemnation

The threat of eminent domain and the actual filing of an eminent domain action often end via a negotiated sale of property in place of condemnation.

December 13th, 2018 | by Mike Faherty

Pipeline Risk Study

Quest Consultants of Norman, Oklahoma has released a study titled Quantitative Risk Analysis for the Mariner East Pipeline Project.

September 13th, 2018 | by Mike Faherty

Sunoco Pipeline Explosion

On 9/10/18 a natural gas pipeline west of Pittsburgh exploded. One home, approximately 500 feet from the 24 inch pipeline, was destroyed. The explosion and fire exemplify the risks to life and property.