Montana Supreme Court Reverses Water Rights Verdict; Experts Improperly Excluded

Mealey's (September 9, 2015, 11:52 AM EDT) -- HELENA, Mont. — The Montana Supreme Court on Sept. 1 said a district court erred in excluding all of a plaintiff’s expert witnesses in a water rights case and reversed the verdict and $81,846 in attorney fees awarded to the defendants (Ervin Sharbono, et al. v. Steven L. Cole, et al., No. DA 15-0005, Mont. Sup.; 2015 Mont. LEXIS 447).

(Sharbono opinion available. Document #95-150910-028Z.)

Ervin and Hannelore Sharbono and Steven L. and Pat L. Cole own adjoining parcels of land adjacent to Rock Creek. The...
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