Appealing any case can be a difficult question. When, as a litigant, you believe the trial court made an error during your trial, you may feel it is necessary to appeal that error. For a business, however, the decision is more complex. While some aspect of the lower court decision may have been incorrect, you first must determine if it is cost effective.
Landowners in Grand Forks County are suing the North Dakota Pipeline Co., which is attempting to build the "Sandpiper" pipeline across North Dakota and Minnesota to a terminal in Wisconsin. Their land near Emerado has been condemned as part of the process that would permit the company to build the pipeline on their land.