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    Posted by Sharon on 8/16/10

    Please stop making things up on this board. Its shows your ignorance that illuminates that you have no truths
    to tell. Not to mention you can't stick to the issue. Gee, wonder why that is? Maybe cuz posted about a
    Candidate for state office of insurance commissioner in CA going to bat for the mold injured?

    A. Melinda Ballard did NOT RECEIVE the $32M that the jury awarded her.

    B. Our settlement was for bad faith claims handling practices where habitat of a person who has CF/ABPA was

    That's it.

    I could say this in two words, but... Why don't you guys go see if you can find some magazines under your beds
    or something and fantasize about the lives of someone else.

    On 8/16/10, Rem Dude wrote:
    > The fact is, if the Ballard or Kraemer case were tried today, the plaintiffs would not receive a dime for
    > their nebulous medical claims. The sad fact is these frivolous suits prompted the insurance industry to
    > slash their coverage for mold related damage. This has made it impossible for those who have a mold problem
    > from being able to afford to have it properly removed.
    > While Ballard and others sit on their winnings, there are thousand of others who have and continue to suffer
    > as a result. I truly wonder how they can sleep at night...
    > RD
    > On 8/16/10, johncodie wrote:
    >> Go Google Melinda Ballard and find her sitting on her couch in the Charleston Old Home. I'm not sure if
    >> it's cira 1600; 1700; or 1800 but its more than a stones throw from Dripping Springs Texas. Moved into
    >> Dripping Springs TX with money and bought a $370,000 foreclosure home, started with two cows, and other
    >> animals; married a Ron Allison. Had a son and started a Mold Litigation suit that netted a 4 millon
    > dollar
    >> settlement. Claims Ron sufferred brain damage from the mold, and could not invest anymore of her money
    >> or anybody else's money. No sign of Ron or son being a part of Charleston society, or mutual contribution
    >> to the Deomocratic National Committee. Deb and Sharon resign from the mold support group that Melinda
    >> charged with putting out their own paper, peer reviewed, and put out on the media as "news". Sharon
    >> settled for $500,000 and is publishing what a Candidate for the state of California Insurance Department
    > is
    >> saying about a Car Dealership harming it's workers to toxic mold. These non-profits appear to be a good
    >> way to get democratic endorsements. You hailed the greatness of Ms Ballards father in the Real-Estate
    >> industry, and you followed suit in settlement two years latter. The truth of the matter Sharon is "We"
    >> (John, Melinda, and Sharon) settled our suit, but in the John case we dropped mold because it was really a
    >> breach of contract issue, and not a mold issue.
    >> So if you want to clarify creepy take a current photo of Ms Kramer, and Ms Ballard and see the effects of
    >> pushing a political agenda for ten years. The Policy Holders of America does have interesting data on the
    >> industry, the Sharon Kramer copy and paste of pre-authored issues does get old. I have to say my daughter
    >> in her first year of college gets a better response to her articles than your single faithful
    >> reader/comment.
    >> So what has happened to the husbands of these Ms Kramer and Ms Ballard, have they kept their sanity? Did
    >> they get a voice in what happened, or have they had to sign a non-disclosure agreement?
    >> Name calling doesn't bother me. Even though there are three unsettled cases there were accusations of
    > harm
    >> from mold alleged. I'm just trying to get the facts. I don't know why you get so emotional about what
    > the
    >> effects of mold are ten years later.
    >> I since your both public figures, and you both are both public mold representatives the general public
    > have
    >> a right to the truth. Two published papers contradicting each other, so what are the peer reviewed facts
    >> from both groups?
    >> jc
    >> On 8/13/10, Sharon wrote:
    >>> PS. Do you want to know what I am wearing as I write this? I think there may be some 800 numbers that
    >>> you may want to peruse, John, that can satisfy your intense curiosity on matters.
    >>> AND...I really don't give a damn what you throw at me. You are a mean spirited little man who LOST your
    >>> mold case and want no other fellow man to do any better. Creepy, creepy.
    >>> Bottom line:
    >>> You can't take a rat study add some math and conclude no one is sick from mold - for the purpose of
    >>> unduly influencing the courts and set public health policy on this fraud in science. KNow what else? You
    >>> can use criminal perjury to make up a reason of why someone would want to purportedly accuse you of
    >>> criminal perjury.
    >>> And even though you are a loser, John, that doesn't mean others have to lose their lives, health and
    >>> safety to follow in your L-o-s-e-r footsteps.
    >>> So what else do you want to talk about?
    >>> On 8/13/10, Sharon wrote:
    >>>> Where do you get this stuff? And why do you care so much about my personal life?
    >>>> 1. Never owned a boat.
    >>>> 2. My new house is a tad bigger than my old
    >>>> 3. It is THIS house, not my old one that has a lake view.
    >>>> 4. Both homes are comperable in value. The other had a bigger lot.
    >>>> Now are you happy?
    >>>> On 8/13/10, johncodie wrote:
    >>>>> On 8/12/10, Sharon wrote:
    >>>>>> JC,
    >>>>>> Wow! Where exactly is the great water front mansion I use to own? I seem to have misplaced it.
    >>>>>> Can you send me pictures so I know what to look for?
    >>>>>> I think you must have a dillusional fixation on what the lives of all people from Ole Miss are
    >>>>> like.
    >>>>>> Fiddle dee dee. I am going to have to think about this one another day.
    >>>>> Fiddle dee dee, is this the annual parade where iced beer is pushed down the road in wheel
    >>>>> barrows. When you moved from Lake Hodges a 40 year old home with 2,000 square feet sold from a half
    >>>>> millon, so your saying you got a even half a millon to go buy a 2,000 spare foot house for 185
    >>>>> dollars a square foot, or roughy $370,000? No pool, no view, no place to park the boat, and a longer
    >>>>> drive to sell the more expensive homes in the Rancho Sante Fe, Lake Hodges? So you became a mold
    >>>>> spokes person and invested the $130,000 in litigation, and trips to Senator Kennedy's hearings on
    >>>>> the mold issue! You bought high and the half million dollar home adjacent to you is down about
    >>>>> $170,000. We got a home for the same price but over twice the square footage, a pool, and in the
    >>>>> Country Club. I know you don't get much in California, and you in sales know its all about
    >>>>> location, location, location. No about this fungal death, and there appears to be one ,but not from
    >>>>> home exposure. Would any one care to estimate the dose, and whey the person wasn't wearing a mask?
    >>>>> And it could have been avoided if provided with the proper treatment in a timely manner. So where
    >>>>> are the mold people who don't get the brown dust clouds, and aren't smart enough to take ant-botics?
    >>>>> jc
    >>>>> Garden Fungus Kills British Man
    >>>>> 47-Year-Old Dies of Fungal Lung Infection After Spreading Mulch
    >>>>> Font size Print E-mail Share
    >>>>> (WebMD) A fungal lung infection, aspergillosis, killed a healthy
    >>>>> 47-year-old British man who inhaled dust stirred up while mulching his
    >>>>> garden.
    >>>>> Aspergillus fungus is commonly found in rotting plant material, and that's
    >>>>> where the man apparently inhaled the fungal spores.
    >>>>> "His symptoms had started less than 24 hours after he had dispersed
    >>>>> rotting tree and plant mulch in the garden, when clouds of dust had engulfed
    >>>>> him," report Katherine Russell, MBBS, and colleagues at Wycombe Hospital in
    >>>>> Buckinghamshire, England.
    >>>>> Unfortunately, by the time the man's doctors realized he had a fungal
    >>>>> infection and began appropriate treatment, it was too late to save him.
    >>>>> It's hard to totally avoid aspergillus spores. That makes the fungus a
    >>>>> serious threat to transplant patients, to people with immune deficiencies, to
    >>>>> patients with lung disease, and to other critically ill patients.
    >>>>> But it's unusual for the bug to colonize people with healthy immune systems
    >>>>> and healthy lungs. The British victim smoked a half pack of cigarettes a day
    >>>>> and worked as a welder, so it's possible he had undetected lung damage.
    >>>>> However, a similar fatal case -- in a healthy British gardener -- was reported
    >>>>> in 1989.
    >>>>> Aspergillus can cause several different types of disease:
    >>>>> An allergic reaction in the lungs -- allergic bronchopulmonary
    >>>>> aspergillosis -- mostly seen in people with cystic fibrosis or asthma.
    >>>>> Fungus balls -- aspergillomas -- usually in the lung.
    >>>>> A long-lasting lung infection called chronic necrotizing aspergillosis,
    >>>>> usually seen in patients with chronic lung disease or immune deficiency.
    >>>>> Acute, fast-moving infection -- invasive pulmonary aspergillosis -- that
    >>>>> usually affects the lungs but which can spread to any part of the body,
    >>>>> including the brain.
    >>>>> It was this last kind of infection that killed the British man.
    >>>>> Aspergillus infections can be treated with antifungal drugs. But diagnosis
    >>>>> is tricky, and treatment is most effective when started soon after
    >>>>> infection.
    >>>>> Symptoms of aspergillosis include fever, chest pain, cough, and shortness of
    >>>>> breath. If you have these symptoms, especially in the days or weeks after
    >>>>> serious dust exposure, you should see a doctor right away.
    >>>>> Russell and colleagues report their findings in the June 14 issue of The

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