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3 Safety Measures Condominium Boards Should Take Today

The tragic collapse of the Champlain Tower South in Surfside, Florida, in June 2021 has condo owners and boards of directors across the U.S. questioning the safety of their own communities. Ninety-eight people died [...]

By | October 14th, 2021|Categories: D&O Insurance|Comments Off on 3 Safety Measures Condominium Boards Should Take Today

After Surfside, Heightened Focus on Condo Association Insurance

In a perfect world, condominium associations would hire a structural engineer to inspect their property every couple of years. The engineer would inform the association of any compromises to the building’s structural integrity or [...]

By | August 25th, 2021|Categories: D&O Insurance|Comments Off on After Surfside, Heightened Focus on Condo Association Insurance

Facing the Truth About Aging Infrastructure

As buildings and their internal systems and physical components age, how can the community associations that own them best prepare to meet the unexpected—but necessary— financial demands. Over many conversations in recent years, members [...]

By | August 3rd, 2021|Categories: D&O Insurance|Comments Off on Facing the Truth About Aging Infrastructure

HOA/Condo Directors — Duties, Standards of Conduct, and Liability

This week Jim Slaughter, Attorney, Black, Slaughter & Black wrote an excellent article on Board of Directors for HOA’s duties, standard of conduct, and the Liability. This is a great article for new and long [...]

By | July 30th, 2018|Categories: D&O Insurance|Comments Off on HOA/Condo Directors — Duties, Standards of Conduct, and Liability

FEMA’s Definition of a Private Association

Hope you are having a great start to your morning.   I wanted to make sure that you have seen the information about FEMA’s definition of a Private Association.  FEMA is trying to limit where they [...]

By | April 23rd, 2018|Categories: D&O Insurance, Newsletter|Comments Off on FEMA’s Definition of a Private Association