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Colorado Supreme Court shoots down condo association's lawsuit against Aspen for construction defects

Posted on AllSides June 18th, 2024
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The Colorado Supreme Court clarified on Monday that litigants may not use a judicial doctrine focused on breaches of contract to sue municipalities for negligently constructed housing, effectively sidestepping the broad immunity state law provides to government entities. The Colorado Governmental Immunity Act, with limited exceptions, shields public entities from lawsuits over injuries they cause. Its purpose is to protect tax dollars and prevent a flood of lawsuits from disrupting government services. However, the condominium association for Burlingame Ranch II, an affordable housing community that the city of Aspen developed...

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