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Allegretti & Co. v. County of Imperial, D045156

Judgment for defendant county in an inverse condemnation action involving right to use groundwater is affirmed over claims that defendant's action was without jurisdiction and constituted a physical or regulatory taking of its water rights.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 03/28/2006
  • Published 04/26/2006

Judges

  • O'ROURKE, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, Michael M. Berger, Los Angeles;  and Jeffrey L. Marcus, Westlake Village, for Plaintiff and Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Imperial County Counsel, Ralph Cordova, Joanne Yeager, El Centro; Rossmann & Moore, Antonio Rossmann, Roger B. Moore, San Francisco, David R. Owens, Palo Alto; Gibbs & Fuerst, Michael T. Gibbs, San Diego; Stephenson, Worley, Garratt, Schwartz, Garfield & Prairie and Donald R. Worley, San Diego, for Defendant and Respondent., Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, Thomas Greene, Assistant Attorney General, J. Matthew Rodriquez, Joseph Barbieri and Tara L. Mueller, Deputy Attorneys General as Amicus curiae on behalf of Defendant and Respondent.
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