Actually, board members of a condominium (or homeowners) association can be sued personally, but only within specific parameters. Even though board members have a fair amount of protection under the law, it is actually a fairly common occurrence in Florida for board members to be brought into lawsuits as direct defendants. While those types of lawsuits are not generally successful, one thing to keep in mind is that even if a board member is sued personally, the association should have insurance for those claims. Read More
There were not any major changes during the past session as lawmakers passed about 10 percent of bills that were filed. However, there were two noteworthy legislative updates to Chapters 718/720 which impact Florida’s Condominium and Homeowner Associations that went into effect July 1, 2019.
- Aug 5, 2019
“I live in a condo building. A sewage pipe burst, causing damage to my unit and a few other units. An adjuster came out representing the association’s policy and said that the association’s policy would likely not respond to the damage to the individual units. Is that right?”