Verdicts and Settlements
REAL PROPERTY, Trespass – Injury to trees
PERSONAL PROPERTY, Conversion/Damage
SETTLEMENT RESULT: Total award of $250,000.
CASE: I.D. Confidential
SETTLEMENT DATE: September 5, 2008
ATTORNEYS: Plaintiff: Barri Kaplan Bonapart (Bonapart & Associates, Sausalito).
Defendant 1: Dan Crowley (Daniel Crowley & Associates, Santa Rosa).
Defendant 2: In pro per.
EXPERTS: Plaintiff: James MacNair, arborist, MacNair & Associates, Glen Ellen (707) 938-1822
Bruce Jervis, surveyor, Santa Rosa
Defendant: John C. Meserve, Horticultural Associates, Glen Ellen
SETTLEMENT DISCUSSION: : $15,000 settlement with Defendant 2 (policy limits), paid by Colony Insurance Company. $235,000 settlement with Defendant 1 paid by Grange Insurance Company.