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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Mold Spore Count in Chicago Recorded Near Dangerous Level

According to a recent press release, the Gottlieb Allergy Count for mold spores in Chicago almost reached the threshold for the air quality level to be termed as ‘dangerous’. On June 30, the count was recorded to be 45,000, while the threshold of 50,000 is considered dangerous. The mold count…

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2014’s Highest Mold Count Recorded in the Midwest

On May 28, the allergy count for the Midwest regions showed the highest mold count in the year 2014. According to Joseph Leija , who is an allergist and the creator of Gottlieb Allergy Count in Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, situated outside Chicago, “The daily rains coupled with the warm, humid…

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