Judge hears closing arguments in Vistana HOA civil case

In the final frontier of a decade-long legal saga, lawyers spent hours Wednesday arguing over whether a Las Vegas law firm that oversaw a homeowners association’s 2006 board election should be held liable for millions of dollars bilked from homeowners by criminal players who rigged the election.  The arguments, delivered in a Clark County courtroom filled with condo owners, represented the Vistana Homeowner Association’s last chance to persuade a judge that the law firm’s negligence led to a corrupt takeover that cost homeowners millions in sham building repair contracts. The contracts were awarded to a construction company owned by Leon Benzer, the ringleader of the scheme who also had a seat on the board.   Read the article……………


Related Articles

HOA managers struggling to clear Colorado licensing exam

Of those sitting for the exam, about one out of four are failing, raising concerns among some HOA management company

Residents say HOA’s fence plan costing them (CA)

Thousands of San Diegans pay monthly fees to a homeowners association that’s supposed to maintain their neighborhood, but a group

Man arrested in shooting of northwest valley homeowners association president (NV)

A man was arrested June 14 on suspicion of shooting his homeowners association president at a northwest valley apartment complex.