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Trayvon Martin’s Family Might Sue Homeowner’s Association

Even if George Zimmerman is convicted of some charge regarding the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, he might not be the most lucrative target for the Martin family. A more likely target would be the homeowner association, which more or less “hired” Zimmerman as a free private police officer.

“It’s almost like if you give your son the keys to a brand new Corvette when he turns 16,” said Roberto Blanch, a South Florida attorney, “You may be seen as enabling the occurrence or the loss.”

Zimmerman was definitely recognized and endorsed by the association. In a newsletter, under a heading called “Neighborhood Watch,” the message recommended residents call police, and then “please contact our Captain, George Zimmerman … so he can be aware and help address the issue with other residents.”

This relationship to Zimmerman follows an increasing series of burglaries in the area, making him welcome by many.

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Since he started working there, police dispatchers have received 46 calls from him since 2004

If the Martin family succeeds in a suit against the homeowners, the neighborhood association won’t have deep pockets with which to pay. The reserves of such organizations cover typically no more than $1 million. The townhouse complex will have to increase fees to each of the residents.

The Retreat at Twin Lakes homeowners association has made no comment.

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