We’ve all been there, whether it be in our personal or professional lives; said something that we wish we could take back. Understandably, and as the common saying goes, nobody is perfect. Yet, it is also an important reminder that in the community association setting, especially at open meetings of the board or when responding to emails, we must be careful with what is said. Comments or statements made by board members or the community association manager may not only be used against the individual making the remarks, but also against the association. Recent Illinois case law reminds us of the potential liability to a community association when too much is said in an open board meeting.
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