Ensure You Won’t Be on the Hook for Violence in Community
Unfortunately, sometimes annoying behavior by a member in your community can provoke a violent reaction from another member. Badly behaved pets, loud music, or acting inappropriately in common areas can lead to arguments that escalate. You and your staff should act quickly to avoid liability for violent disputes between members. If members take matters into their own hands because you did nothing and someone is injured, you could be held liable. A court might rule that your failure to intervene in the dispute created a dangerous condition.
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