11th Circ. Upholds Split Verdict For Hilton Resort, Unit Owners

By Cara Salvatore (August 9, 2019, 10:11 PM EDT) -- The Eleventh Circuit on Friday upheld a judge's award of $1.27 million to a group of Hilton resort condo owners who said they were unfairly slapped with retroactive common fees, but also upheld a jury's sister ruling allowing the Florida resort to use the new fee formula going forward.

The appeals court upheld both outcomes of the two-strand fight between the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort's operator, Q Club Hotel LLC, and a class of owners of so-called condo-hotel investment units. Owners of these units can live in them for up to a third of the year and rent them to resort...

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