Article and Video Courtesy of Channel 10 NEWS
By Preston Rudie
Published April 3, 2012
Several attorneys say if Martin's parents file a civil suit, the homeowners association for the Retreat at Twin Lakes could be named in the case, meaning residents of the community could end up paying big money for the 17-year-old's death.
Bottom line, Bergemann says while HOA amenities like a community pool, club house, or tennis courts are nice, members also need to understand they assume some neighborhood liabilities, adding if a civil suit is filed and the HOA loses it could result in a special assessment for the community members.