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William E Blewett

William Blewett’s Legal Cases

6 total

  • Alvine Family Limited Partership v. Demaray

    Practice Area:
    Agriculture
    Date:
    Mar 05, 2009
    Outcome:
    No liability (defense verdict)
    Description:
    (2nd chair). Downstream landowner brought negligence and trespass claims against upstream rancher and landowner for alleged pollution to lakes from cattle operation. Represented Defendants - Lake County, 07-146.
  • Boadwine, et al. v. City of Sioux Falls

    Practice Area:
    General Practice
    Date:
    Sep 30, 2009
    Outcome:
    Over $200,000.00 verdict for Plaintiffs
    Description:
    (2nd chair). Homeowners brought suit against city for damage to property caused by the City's failure to upgrade storm sewer system, causing flooding in plaintiffs' homes and basements to collapse. Represented Plaintiffs - Minnehaha County, 05-1267
  • Davis v. Wayne Township Board of Supervisors

    Practice Area:
    Government
    Date:
    Aug 04, 2010
    Outcome:
    Writ of Mandamus issued. Township found responsible for maintenance.
    Description:
    Dispute between township and a group of over 100 township residents regarding responsibility for maintenance of the roads running through subdivisions in the township. Represented Petitioner (residents). Minnehaha County Civ. 09-5331
  • Marso and Wallace v. City of Sioux Falls

    Practice Area:
    Government
    Date:
    Feb 08, 2011
    Outcome:
    Settled. 90% reduction in assessment.
    Description:
    Homeowners brought action against City regarding assessments levied upon the landowners for road improvements. Homeowners alleged that the assessment was unconstitutional.
  • Adler v. Adler (appeal, on brief)

    Practice Area:
    Appeals
    Date:
    Oct 09, 2007
    Outcome:
    Affirmed without argument
    Description:
    Contested child custody case. Represented Appellee. (during internship, on brief)
  • Alvine Family Limited Partership v. Demaray (appeal, on brief)

    Practice Area:
    Appeals
    Date:
    Mar 17, 2010
    Outcome:
    Affirmed 5-0
    Description:
    Appeal from jury verdict for our clients, the defendants, on claims of trespass and negligence related to a cattle operation.