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Commercial Appraiser Cases: These cases are representative of different types of liability cases involving commercial real estate appraisers.

CoStar v. John Does 1-X (New York 2014)

Copyright complaint relating to the alleged violation of CoStar's copyrights by appraisers, broker or other parties copying CoStar property data into the database of competitor CompStak.

Costar v. John Does, Complaint, 4-2-14 (WM).pdf 


Blixseth v. Cushman Wakefield, et al. (Colorado 2012)
Developer/borrower negligence claim against commercial appraisers for allegedly delivering an inflated appraisal that enabled his development to borrow too much.
Complaint

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation v. Property Valuation Services, et al. (Illinois 2012)
FDIC action as receiver against commercial appraisal firm in Chicago regarding appraisals for acquisition and development loans.
FDIC -- Founders Bank v. Property Valuation Services, Chicago Title, Complaint 6-29-12.pdf

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation v. Prill, et al. (Minnesota 2012)
FDIC action as receiver against commercial appraiser for alleged professional negligence.
FDIC -- Brickwell Community Bank v. Prill (MN Appraiser), Commercial Appraisal, Complaint, 5-18-12.pdf

Gibson, et al. v. Credit Suisse and Cushman Wakefield (Colorado 2010)
Alleged class action by luxury resort property owners against lender and commercial appraisal for allegedly causing failure of the developments by lending the developers too much money.
Gibson, et al. v. Credit Suisse and Cushman Wakefield, Original Complaint.pdf
Gibson, et al. v. Credit Suisse and Cushman Wakefield, Order on Motion to Dismiss TAC, 3-30-12.pdf