Eminent Domain Litigation
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Lit.Econ LLP consultants have valued business goodwill value and lost business goodwill value in a variety of eminent domain cases, including condemnation proceedings and inverse condemnation cases. Our consultants have also published journal articles concerning important issues in eminent domain cases with respect to valuation issues.
City of La Mirada v. Applebaum, (Los Angeles County). Valued an electronics production company to determine the impact of construction work on the value of the business.
San Marcos v. Palomar Animal Hospital (San Diego County) Valued a veterinary practice and hospital for a business that was forced to move because of an eminent domain action.
CalTrans v. Nichols Lumber & Hardware (Los Angeles County) Valued a large retail lumber and construction materials business as part of an eminent domain proceeding
LAUSD v. Gonzalez Northgate Markets (Los Angeles County) Valued a large metropolitan produce and food market as part of an eminent domain proceeding.
CalTrans v. Salvation Army, (San Bernardino County). Valued a outlet of the Salvation Army for an eminent domain case.
LAUSD v. Mehrabian (Los Angeles County) Valued a Kia automobile franchise as part of an eminent domain proceeding
Davis Bacon Materials Handling v. Alameda Corridor (Los Angeles County) Valued a business as part of an eminent domain proceeding.
CalTrans v. Compucraft (San Diego County) Valued a precision instruments business that lost revenues because of a the construction of a nearby CalTrans highway project.
CalTrans v. 24 Hour Fitness (San Diego County) Testified about the business goodwill value and loss of value of a health care club that had to move because of a taking of its business location.
Petco v. CalTrans (San Diego County) Testified about the lost business goodwill value of a pet supply store in Santee.
Pillars of Faith v. Alameda Corridor (Los Angeles County) Determined the value of a church's lost goodwill resulting from a condemnation of its property.
Bell Gardens v. Cho (Los Angeles County) Determined the value of lost business goodwill for a dentist who had to move his practice to a new location because of a downtown redevelopment project.
Zwinkles v. CalTrans (Ventura County) Determined the value of lost business goodwill for a flower grower and distributor that lost property to a highway expansion.
LAUSD v. Giant Stores (Los Angeles County) Determined the value of a retail store's lost business goodwill resulting from a condemnation of its property in Los Angeles County.
CalTrans v. 24 Hour Fitness (San Diego County) Determined the value of a local fitness center and its probable loss of goodwill resulting from a move to a new location.
City of Los Angeles v. Piper’s Auto Body (Los Angeles County) Determined the effect of losing a portion of the property used by an auto body shop on its revenues and business goodwill.
Los Angeles CRA v. BAART (Los Angeles County) Valued two companies in the business of providing methadone treatment to MediCal patients, and providing basic medical care for MediCal patients. The valuation was for a condemnation case where the business were forced to move to a different area in the city because of the condemnation of their prior building.
ACTA v. American Brass & Aluminum Co. (Los Angeles County) Valued the business goodwill of an aluminum and brass parts and products fabricator following the taking of their property and move to a new location as part of the ACTA project.
Los Angeles v. RTR Partnership (Los Angeles County) Valued the business goodwill of a medical center, a medical laboratory and a pharmacy that all discontinued business following the taking of the property they used for freeway access.
CRA v. Time Clock Sales & Service, Inc. (LosAngeles County) Valued a business selling and servicing time clock and related equipment in the Los Angeles area for a condemnation case involving the building of the Staples Center.
Los Angels County v. West Coast Liquidators (Los Angeles County) Valued a discount retail outlet (Pic 'N' Save) owned by a national retailing corporation for a condemnation case involving the Alameda Transportation Corridor project.
Los Angeles County v. Terry Companies (Los Angeles County) Valued the business goodwill of a company location that was closed because of the expansion of the Los Angeles MTA subway system.
Turner v. San Diego County (San Diego County) Valued loss of business goodwill resulting from higher expenses incurred by a business that was moved because of a condemnation proceeding.
Aircraft Services, Inc. (Riverside County) valued an aircraft service company located at a regional airport for purposes of a condemnation case.
Quicksilver Enterprises, Inc. Valued a small airplane manufacturer that suffered damages and loss of business value as a result of a flood.
Floor Covering Specialists Valued a company that installed flooring and carpeting that suffered a permanent loss of its business goodwill as a result of a flood.
Indian Child v. Riverside (Riverside County) Testified about the economic losses and loss of business goodwill sustained by ten different plaintiffs that suffered economic losses resulting from a flood. Used time series models and econometric models to measure lost revenues and/or lost business goodwill for various retail stores and companies that were all affected by a local flood.
Paramount Citrus Corp. v. California Valued a lemon growing farm and a related lemon processing plant for a condemnation case against the State of California.
NHUSD v. Taco Bell Valued the goodwill of a fast food restaurant for a condemnation matter against a Northern California school district.
Bank of America v. Temple City Comm. Redevelopment Agency Valued the business goodwill of a bank branch operation for a condemnation proceeding.
Bakers Square Restaurant Valued the business goodwill for a San Diego outlet of this national restaurant chain for a condemnation case.
Zimmer v. Los Angeles County Valued a large truck service center for an inverse condemnation case against Los Angeles County.