Mold Attacks Native American reservation

Mold has infested and sickened public housing units at the Lac Courte Oreille Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Reservation. Now the question is posed if the tribe has mishandled $1 million in taxpayer money. A grant was awarded, but only a handful of houses have been repaired, and the cost…

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$135 Million in Settlement to Family of Hospital’s Deceased Mold Victim

Tracy Fischer died in October 2014 after contracting a fungal infection at UPMC Presbyterian hospital in Pittsburgh. After staying in the same room in the hospital’s cardiothoracic intensive care unit as two other patients who later died with fungal infections, Tracy Fischer also died. The Federal Centers for Disease Control…

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Ill Woman Sues Drake Hotel over Moldy Rooms

Lori Ficarra, who allegedly became sick after residing in a moldy hotel room, has filed a lawsuit against Drake Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, being operated/owned by the Hilton Worldwide Inc., LCP Berkshire LLC, and HPP Hotels USA Inc. According to the lawsuit, Ficarra resided in the hotel room on August 23,…

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Another Mold Lawsuit

Mold lawsuits strike again: This time, Akeidra Massey and Joseph Jacks filed suit against Willwoods Community, Willwoods Community Management Inc. and their insurer in the 24th Judicial District Court on March 26. The attorney defending Akeidra Massey and Joseph Jacks is J. Nelson Mauyer III of New Orleans. These tenants…

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Failure To Disclose Big Toxic Problems

Now sick from living in toxic mold, homeowners are suing a California realtor, home inspector, and mortgage lender for failing to disclose elevated levels of toxic mold in their just-purchased San Diego home. The couple now suffers from memory loss, headaches, chronic tiredness, sinus problems, and respiratory problems such as…

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Mold Agency

Dear George, Is there an agency that issues an inspection and clearance certificate after mold abatement to a commercial building? Please advise. signed, California Dear California, California is one of only a few states which have taken steps toward establishing permissible mold standards. California’s “Toxic Mold Protection Act of 2001”…

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