Chatham County Apartment Residents Complain of Mold after Hurricane Matthew

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Chatham County Apartment Residents Complain of Mold after Hurricane Matthew

The residents of Westlake Apartments in Chatham County, Georgia, are struggling to find shelter as their apartments have become unlivable due to mold and mildew.

The residents were advised to evacuate in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, however, they complained that the storm has just multiplied the issues the building already had and has made it unliveable.

A Westlake resident Olivia Johnson said “I have green mold on my couch, standing up out the carpet and I also have mold coming out my carpet… It’s still wet when I walk. It’s still water splashing all over my legs. This is ridiculous.”

The residents said they were assured they would be provided hotel accommodation for the weekend. However, on Friday, the property owner aspen properties refused to bear the hotel expenses.


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Another Mold Lawsuit

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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 of the Courtyard Apartments were exposed to high levels of mold. Repairs not made after water intrusion during Hurricane Isaac may have been the cause.

Landlords failed to maintain the premises in a reasonable and safe condition, leading to illness, leading to severe injuries, leading to the lawsuit.

Louisiana’s humidity and water issues frequently lead to mold-related pain, suffering, disability and economic loss.