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DAMAGES IN CO-OWNERSHIP

 CAN A "THING" BE A BLANKET AGAINST CIVIL LIABILITY?

Suddenly, during a quet weekend night, the water tank located in a unit on the 18th floor springs a leak or worse still, bursts.  Results?  $150,000 damages to the common portion and an equal amount to the "accessories & improvements" in many apartments.

The water tank, according to the declaration of co-ownership, is a private portion under the sole liability of the co-owner.
"We are lucky" you tell yourself.  "This co-owner will pay".  One is always responsible for damages caused by any object or persons under his control, isn't he?

See the full article in our Revue de la Copropriété au Québec