Farmer Jaffe Partner Matt Weissing was featured in several news articles about the law firm obtaining class certification in a federal class action claim involving the condominium-hotel property that is being operated as the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort. Weissing is serving as lead counsel in the case.
On Thursday, December 8, 2016, U.S. District Judge James Cohn certified the class action in Dear v. Q Club. Plaintiff Gary Dear, on behalf of himself and the other condominium unit owners, has sued the hotel unit owner, Q Club Hotel, LLC. The plaintiff alleges that the defendant breached the condominium declaration by charging the unit owners for shared costs that are not shared costs as defined by the declaration.
The case is scheduled to begin trial at 9 a.m. on May 22, 2017.
The class certification “empowers this group of owners to act in concert for all of their mutual best interests,” Weissing told the Sun Sentinel.
Farmer Jaffe’s Matt Weissing is a Board Certified Civil Trial attorney who concentrates his practice on Class Actions, Personal Injury and Wrongful Death matters. His experience includes handling cases involving motorcycle, automobile, boating and helicopter crashes. He also handles cases involving toxic chemical exposure and misfilled prescriptions, as well as premises liability, failure to provide security and excessive force/false arrest.