HOA Loses Award of $628,587.50 in Attorney Fees

This case involved a dispute between a homeowners association (“Association”), its property manager (“Manager”), and a third-party contractor recommended by Manager who installed a fire alarm system in a condominium building belonging to Association.  Association, being dissatisfied with the system that was installed by Contractor, filed a lawsuit against both Manager and Contractor. Association’s lawsuit then triggered cross-complaints by Manager and Contractor against each other and against Association.