Case Notes

  • Taking by the Southwest Florida Water Management District for the Lake Hancock lake level project



Initial Offer:  $695,000

Final Recovery:  $1,710,962

Polk County - 30 Acre Horse Farm

Initial Offer:  $860,000

Final Recovery:  $1,320,458

Case Notes

  • Taking of a 1,692 square foot fee simple taking for the SR 7 (US Hwy 441)  project by the Florida Department of Transportation
  • The taking impacted a number of site improvements including concrete pavement, curbing light pole, pavement marking, striping, signs, irrigation & landscaping.
  • The taking had a substantial negative affect upon the remainder property including loss of parking spaces.


Bay County - Chick Fil-A Restaurant

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Initial Offer:  $485,379

Final Recovery:  $2,425,000

St. Lucie County - Horse Farm - Inverse Condemnation


Case Notes

  • Taking by the State of Florida Department of Transportation for the Thomas Drive Interchange


Initial Offer:  $0
Final Recovery:  $850,000

Polk County - Luxury Single Family Residential

Polk County - 30 Acre Horse Farm

Case Notes

  • Claim of unlawful taking of private property by flooding due to a road construction project altering and blocking pre-existing drainage patterns
  • The taking impacted large portions of the property and rendered the land unsafe and unsanitary
  • The taking substantially damaged the use, utility and market value of the property
  • In addition to the monetary compensation, permitting, design and installation of a drainage pipe was agreed upon.

Initial Offer:  $316,750

Final Recovery:  $845,496

Polk County - Lake Front Residential

Case Notes

  • Taking of a perpetual intermittent flowage and inundation easement for the Lake Hancock lake level project by the Southwest Florida Water Management District
  • Damages occurred to the remainder property as the permanent easement was highly irregular in shape and widespread throughout the remainder property.


Initial Offer:  $117, 610

Final Recovery:  $415,000

Case Notes

  • Taking by the Southwest Florida Water Management District for the Lake Hancock lake level project


Broward County - AutoZone Store