Lavallee v. Mendez

Date: 

Friday, August 13, 2010

Case: 

Issue: 

Tenant filed a Security Deposit refund complaint on 5/28/10 against the Landlord.

COLTA Decision: 

Following the 7/13/10 hearing, COLTA issued its Opinion and Order on 8/13/10 awarding the Tenant the amount wrongfully withheld plus a punitive damages monetary award.

Post Decision Action(s): 

Landlord filed a Petition For Judicial Review of the Opinion and Order which the Circuit Court for Montgomery County on 8/26/11 overruled COLTA's award of punitive damages, but sustained the award of the additional refund amount.