Morristown Settles $5.5 Million Lawsuit Over Mayor’s Alleged Improper Influence in Real Estate Deal

MORRISTOWN, New Jersey – A developer and the town of Morristown have reached a settlement of $5.5 million, putting an end to a lawsuit that accused the mayor of improper influence in a real estate deal. The lawsuit, filed by the Silverman Group, alleged that Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty interfered in a deal between the developer and the Deloitte accounting firm. The Silverman Group’s attorney, Joseph Fiorenzo, expressed hope that this case would serve as a message to public officials everywhere that such interference is unacceptable and carries real consequences. In response, Mayor Dougherty stated … Read more

Dramatic 20-Year Family Feud Over Multibillion-Dollar Real Estate Empire Ends in Billions in Damages and Equity Awards

Los Angeles, CA – In a high-stakes family feud, a Los Angeles court has awarded billions of dollars in damages to four brothers who accused their own sibling of stealing from their multibillion-dollar real estate empire. This courtroom drama, lasting two decades, delivered a final verdict that could rival any Hollywood movie plot. The saga began when Shashikant “Shashi” Jogani, a scion of the diamond trade, settled in Los Angeles in 1969 and ventured into real estate. By 1994, Jogani had amassed a portfolio worth an estimated $375 million, but disaster struck when the Northridge … Read more

Legal Battle Blurs the Lines: Untangling a Complex Love Triangle Involving Home Buyers, Sellers, and Real Estate Agents

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – A lawsuit has surfaced in the midst of a complicated love triangle involving home buyers, sellers, and real estate agents. This legal action adds another layer of complexity to an already murky situation in the housing market. The lawsuit centers around a series of transactions in which buyers, sellers, and agents were allegedly involved in deceitful practices. It exposes the inherent conflicts of interest that can arise in the real estate industry and raises questions about the ethical conduct of those involved. The plaintiffs claim that the sellers, who were also real … Read more

Upstate Lawsuit Exposes Real Estate Commission Inflation and Pushes for Seller’s Fair Share

Greenville, South Carolina – A lawsuit challenging real estate commission rules was presented in federal court in Charleston on Thursday. The lawsuit claims that one of the major real estate firms inflated commissions, and argues that home sellers should not be required to pay the full commission. The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation will determine whether the case will be tried in South Carolina or joined with other buyer/broker cases nationwide to be heard by one federal judge. It should be noted that this case is separate from the recent settlement reached by the … Read more