Sewer Hookups Bring Lawsuit Threat

By Daryl Kelley

Eighteen homeowners in the lower Arbolada have been threatened with a lawsuit if they don’t pay $93,000 to reimburse the Ojai Valley Sanitary District for legal fees incurred during a lawsuit filed by a construction worker who was injured as the homeowners connected to the local sewer. The Sanitary District and the co-defendant homeowners won their case against the worker last week, but lawyers for the Sanitary District’s insurance group promptly notified the homeowners that they still had to pay the group’s legal fees by Sept. 1, or

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