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Firm Successfully Defends $15 Million Dollar Negligent Misrepresentation Claim Against Manager Of Condo Converter And Officer Of Manager - June 17, 2011

Hillsborough County Circuit Court Judge James Barton dismissed with prejudice a $15 million dollar negligent misrepresentation claim brought by the condominium association against the manager of a condo converter and an officer of the manager for failing to disclose alleged defects in the condition of an apartment complex which was converted to condominiums. In dismissing the claim, the Court held that a claim for negligent misrepresentation did not extend to these non-professionals who were not in privity with the purchasers and had no duty to disclose the condition of the property. The condominium association appealed the decision. Amy Denton Harris and Barbara Hart handled the representation on behalf of the manager of the condo converter and the officer of the manager.