Trayvon Martin shooting could have a high cost for homeowners

Residents of the Retreat at Twin Lakes development in Sanford, Fla., could face high costs for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin by a member of the community's crime-watch program. "They may wind up getting sued and getting hit with hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal fees and damages," says Donna Berger, a lawyer who specializes in homeowners association law. "Who will pay is every member of the association, and they will have to make special assessments. ... It's a cautionary tale for other associations."

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