Category Archives: Liability

Contractor Workers’ Comp and Insurance Requirements for Condos and HOAs

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I wanted to talk a bit this week about protecting your association when you have contractors or vendors on the property.  There’s a lot of confusion in this area, especially when it comes to workers’ compensation insurance.  What proof of … Continue reading

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Black Gold–Insurance issues following our condominium association Black Water Disaster

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In this final installment detailing the fallout from the black water emergency at my condominium, I wanted to talk a bit about insurance and paying for repairs.  Now, I can’t go into specifics about our particular issue, because it’s still … Continue reading

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Failure to Maintain can mean liability for associations

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We’ve talked in the past about board members’ general duty to maintain the common elements of their properties.  But this responsibility is more than just an aesthetic niceity–landlords and associations can be held liable for saftey hazards on their properties … Continue reading

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