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Roman shield scutum Dura-EuroposMy friend Vickie Pynchon recently posted at Chris Hill's blog, Construction Law Musings, on "How to Get Sued".  On the flip side, there are some simple pointers that all individuals and entities can follow that will dramatically reduce the chances of being sued.  These tips apply across a spectrum of businesses and are certainly not limited to just construction, real estate and land use.

In 2004, 515 Granby, LLC proposed a $180.5 million condo development. With 34 stories and 327 units, Granby Towers would be the tallest building in Norfolk and would revitalize the northern part of the city. The following year, the federal government threatened to condemn the property, causing just enough of a delay for the ebbing economic tide to overtake the Granby Tower project and thwart 515 Granby’s ability to secure financing.