On May 25, 2017, The Virginian-Pilot and WAVY 10 reported on Waldo & Lyle’s success in forcing the City of Virginia Beach to pay the relocation expenses of a dentist displaced by a road widening. The case set a precedent that will protect small businesses.
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Dr. Allan Bergano retained Waldo & Lyle when the City of Virginia Beach reneged on its commitment to reimburse him when the Witchduck Road widening displaced his 30-year-old practice. A federal judge ruled that the city had violated the dentist’s constitutional rights to due process and just compensation.
“Beach dentist working to determine attorney fees from eminent domain case,” by Andy Fox, May 25, 2017, WAVY 10.
“Virginia Beach to pay dentist $175,000 following extended relocation battle,” by Scott Daugherty, May 25, 2017, The Virginian-Pilot.
“Virginia Beach’s fight with dentist is a kick in the mouth for taxpayers,” By Kerry Dougherty, The Virginian-Pilot, Feb. 18, 2017.