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Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Community Association Workplace

Sexual harassment is not often thought about in the context of community association law.  The reality, however, is that the number of sexual harassment claims brought against community associations has skyrocketed in recent years, making it imperative that a community association know everything it can about the law to shield itself from these types …

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Stopping the Limitations Clock in Bank Foreclosures – Bartram v. U.S. Bank

Associations across Florida have anxiously awaited the Florida Supreme Court’s decision in Bartram v. U.S. Bank Nat. Ass’n, 2016 WL 6538647 (Fla., November 3, 2016).  While the underlying facts in Bartram are somewhat convoluted, the relevant question before the Florida Supreme Court was whether the five (5) year statute …

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Donna DiMaggio Berger Interview on WLRN Topical Currents Segment: Landmark Association Laws

WLRN 91.3FM’s Topical Currents “At Your Service”
Donna DiMaggio Berger

Condo and association law shareholder Donna DiMaggio Berger was the featured guest on WLRN 91.3FM’s Topical Currents “At Your Service” edition on Wednesday, June 7. Donna discussed what board members, managers and residents need to know about landmark association laws just passed by the Florida Legislature, including how to avoid the new criminal …

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Becker & Poliakoff Wins Multi-Million Dollar Jury Verdict In Landmark Construction Case

Big. Win.

Becker & Poliakoff secured a landmark $9 million-plus jury verdict Thursday against a subsidiary of Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: HOV). The award includes punitive (treble) damages for violation of the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act and also entitles the plaintiff to recover attorneys’ fees, costs and prejudgment interest. The jury found that …

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Donna DiMaggio Berger Upcoming Interview on WLRN 91.3FM Topical Currents Segment

Don’t miss shareholder, Donna DiMaggio Berger, the featured guest on WLRN 91.3FM Topical Currents this Wednesday, June 7, from 1-2pm. Donna will discuss what board members, managers and residents need to know about landmark association laws just passed by the Florida Legislature, including how to avoid the new criminal penalties attached …

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