Timothy W. Wilson

Partner
130 S. Franklin St., Rocky Mount, NC 27804

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Tim is a partner in the firm's litigation section and has over twenty years of experience in the courtroom. He has served as lead counsel in jury trials in more than fifteen counties in Eastern North Carolina and has litigated cases in nearly every county in Eastern North Carolina and in the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of North Carolina. He has also argued multiple cases before both the North Carolina Court of Appeals and the North Carolina Supreme Court. Tim focuses his practice in the areas of eminent domain/land condemnation and tort and insurance litigation, including insurance defense and coverage, products liability, and major plaintiff's personal injury and wrongful death.

In the last ten years Tim has tried many cases for landowners against condemning authorities in eminent domain matters involving total or partial takings for new highway construction, gas line and power line easements, urban redevelopment, and other public purposes.

Tim has been with Poyner Spruill since 1997.

Representative Experience

North Carolina Department of Transportation v. Leslie Clinton Collins (2016) - Represented owner/operator of Collins Boating in Smithfield in trial regarding just compensation owed for DOT's taking of new right of way, and all direct access to U.S. Highway 70, winning a jury verdict of $1.7 million where DOT's deposit for the taking and the control of access had only been $112,460.

North Carolina Department of Transportation V. Johnson (2016) - Won $3.3 Million settlement for owners of a Jones County mine for partial taking of mineable land for new U.S. Highway 17 Bypass, where initial deposit by DOT had only been $285,225

North Carolina Department of Transportation v. Sampson-Bladen Oil Company (2015)- Represented owner and operator of a gas station, convenience store and quick oil change property in Clinton against the DOT, winning a jury verdict of $635,000, plus interest and costs, where DOT's deposit for the partial taking at issue had been only $107,850.

Dominion North Carolina Power v. Batchelor, Burt and Sparks (2014)- Represented multiple agricultural landowners in eminent domain action filed by private utility to condemn permanent power line easements, litigating both the authority of the utility to take and condemn the easements and the amount of just compensation owed for the taking. Commissioners appointed by the court awarded multiple times the utility's evidence following a hearing.

North Carolina Department of Transportation v. RDI, LLC (2014)- Won $2.4 Million settlement for owners of gas station/convenience store for total taking the property where initial deposit by the DOT had been only $1.1 Million.

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