STURM v. HARB DEVELOPMENT, LLC

CT case involving personal liability of builder in construction defect case. Many times the builder's LLC protects him or her personally from lawsuit judgments, limiting the likelihood of collecting if you win. In this case the court allowed the homeowner to hold the builder personally liable as well as his company.

Does A Limited Liability Company Protect Its Members From Personal Tort Liability?

EXCERPT: Two of the most common methods of establishing personal liability are "piercing the corporate veil" and individual responsibility for torts, such as breach of fiduciary duty, negligence, fraud, and misrepresentation.

Read more: http://www.connecticutbusinesslitigation.com/2010/08/articles/business-t...
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