Info Bytes 05.12.22
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Settlement in the Surfside Collapse
Lawyers in suit over Surfside collapse reveal staggering legal settlement: $997 million
Notably, even the law firm representing Surfside (Becker & Poliakoff) are paying $31MM toward the settlement. Lest you believe that attorneys and the CIC industry always represent your best interests and safety, think again:
Why did Securitas pay nearly half the settlement? This article helps explain:
Volunteers are the heart and soul of common interest communities. Learn more about engagement and cautions related to volunteer injuries.
Does your CIC use Tibetan monsters to keep your homeowners in check?!
Building on last week’s CIC Rules: 8 Commandments for Development and Enforcement, we’ve updated our Enforcement page with a few extras. Reasonable enforcement is perhaps the thorniest topic for every CIC.
Does your CIC run background checks on volunteers?
At least two states have statutes that prohibit felons from serving as Board members
Serving as a volunteer within your CIC is often a daunting task
Many homeowners don’t realize what they’re getting into when they volunteer to serve
View the Volunteer Involvement Survey for some facts and figures and check our Volunteering page!
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