As part of a highway expansion in Southwest Kansas, the State of Kansas filed a condemnation action. The State sought to obtain through eminent domain a family farmhouse that was beginning to fall into disrepair. The State initially offered the clients $90,000. After the clients retained Joe as counsel the clients obtained compensation from the State for the property, their relocation expenses and their moving expenses. Total compensation received by the clients was in excess of $250,000.
Our client was riding was a passenger in the car when the driver fell asleep at the wheel. The car went off the road into the ditch and our client sustained serious injuries. We brought a suit against the driver and reached a 6-figure settlement.