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Lending Bank Allegedly Responsible For Improper Property Appraisal REAL ESTATE Expert Case

This case involves a lending bank in California that lost a significant amount of money due to improper residential property appraisals. The residential properties in question went into foreclosure before they were appraised, but the lenders alleged th …

Homeowner Electrocuted By Live Power Line On His Property REAL ESTATE Expert Case

Homeowner Electrocuted By Live Power Line On His Property

…  was driving home during a thunderstorm and didn’t realize that the line had gone down. The homeowner drove over the line and …  for it’s maintenance as well. It was alleged that the real estate agent did not disclose the homeowner’s responsibility for maintaining …

Child Fatally Falls From Poorly Designed Apartment Window REAL ESTATE Expert Case

Child Fatally Falls From Poorly Designed Apartment Window

This case involves a child who fell from the 8th story window of an apartment complex. The window in question extended from the floor to the ceiling and opened directly from the bottom. The window had a safety lock permitting it to only open 6 inches, …

Residential Mortgage Expert Opines On Loan Servicing Dispute REAL ESTATE Expert Case

Residential Mortgage Expert Opines On Loan Servicing Dispute

This case involves investors that purchased mortgage-backed securities (MBS) who demanded repurchase of the MBS. The loans that were represented as solid or safe turned out to be fraudulently reported subprime loans. It is alleged that the mortgage ser …

Real Estate Expert Discusses Right of First Refusal REAL ESTATE Expert Case

Real Estate Expert Discusses Right of First Refusal

…  movie producer decided to sue his real estate attorney in Florida for legal malpractice after the attorney failed to …  neglecting his tenant, and in turn filed suit against his real estate attorney. An expert qualified to comment on the right of first …

Property Dispute Emerges from Toxic Tort REAL ESTATE Expert Case

Property Dispute Emerges from Toxic Tort

This is a mortgage securitization case in North Carolina involving a town’s use of private property to dump waste and polluted materials. Following the dispute, there was confusion over who owned the mortgage note of the property, and whether or not it h …

Handwriting Analysis Experts Discuss Allegedly Fraudulent Lease Signatures REAL ESTATE Expert Case

This case involves a countersuit to a lease dispute in South Dakota. The defendants purchased commercial property and began leasing the property to the plaintiff. At this time, the defendant had been renting the property out for $5000/month. Over time the  …

Property Management Expert Discusses Rental Management Dispute REAL ESTATE Expert Case

This case involves a group of minority shareholders in a company which owns and manages a chain of rental properties in the Orlando area. The company was spending more than 18% of its sales income to pay the salaries of persons who perform the same functi …