Residents of Rental House Sue Landlord Over Black Mold Infestation

Residents of a rental house in Alton, Illinois, have filed a lawsuit against the landlord, alleging that the property was infested with black mold. The lawsuit claims that black mold is a serious health hazard, and the defendants failed to prevent mold growth which has caused injury and pain to…

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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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Kane County Morgue Reopens after Mold Clean-up, Repairs

The Kane County morgue, which was closed last summer due to mold infestation and other issues, has recently been reopened. The morgue was closed around 8 months ago, when several problems were detected including mold and freezer malfunctions. According to Coroner Rob Russell, the mold detected in the facility was…

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Kane County Coroner Office Closed Following Black Mold Detection

The coroner office for Kane County, Illinois is being temporarily shifted to DuPage County facility, after black mold was detected in and around the morgue’s cooler and refrigerator area. Rob Russell, the Kane County Coroner, said at Friday’s Judicial and Public Safety Committee meeting that mold growth was found in…

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