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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title XL
REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY
Chapter 719
COOPERATIVES
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F.S. 719.115
719.115 Limitation of liability.
(1) The liability of the owner of a unit for common expenses is limited to the amounts for which he or she is assessed for common expenses from time to time in accordance with this chapter, the cooperative documents, and the bylaws.
(2) The owner of a unit may be personally liable for acts or omissions of the association in relation to the use of the common areas, but only to the extent of his or her pro rata share of the liability in the same percentage of his or her designated portion of the common expenses and then in no case shall the liability exceed the value of his or her unit.
(3) In any legal action in which the association may be exposed to liability in excess of insurance coverage protecting it and the unit owners, the association shall give notice of the exposure within a reasonable time to all unit owners, and they shall have the right to intervene and defend.
History.s. 10, ch. 99-382.