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Damages to Real Property, Measure of Damages, Fair Market Value

In cases dealing with damages to real property (e.g., nuisance, trespass, inverse condemnation, etc.), the measure of damages is generally the difference in the (1) fair market value of the property before and after the injury or the (2) cost of restoring the property, whichever is the lesser amount. Farmer’s Mut. Fire Ins. Co. v….

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