Pasquariello v. Castle Rock Owners Association, Inc., No. CV096006082S, Conn. Super. Ct., August 5, 2010
Association Operations/Risks and Liabilities: A Connecticut court dismissed a claim against a condominium association because the association’s conduct did not involve “trade or commerce” within the meaning of the state’s Unfair Trade Practices Act.
Louis Pasquariello owns a unit in Castle Rock Condominium Complex in New Haven, Conn. Under its bylaws, Castle Rock Owners Association has the duty and obligation to maintain, repair and manage the condominium and must carry property insurance on the common and individual elements.