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    Re: Another Mold Settlement

    Posted by ff on 11/26/07

    Would you please explain why you think my post referencing
    IAQ/Toxic Mold was unrelated to the article about your lawsuit
    and settlement? Also, you may want to seek professional advice
    on preservation of capital and investment?


    On 11/23/07, Mike B. wrote:
    > Wow, you're actually trying to impress us by pointing out that
    > Oakland is in Alameda County. From what source material did
    > copy the rest of your blabber that is wholly-unrelated to the
    > article I posted?
    > You're a trip.
    > On 11/22/07, ff wrote:
    >> Alameda County, I always take note of this. It was one of
    >> the areas in the US where problems with systemic fungicides
    >> surfaced early on, to a degree that could not be ignored.
    >> Application there is prohibited on the label, and has been
    >> for decades.
    >> It is my position that documentation pointing out that
    >> fungal resistance was merely an academic concept prior to
    >> the introduction of systemic anti-fungal compounds in the
    >> 70's, sheds light on the question so many ask today - "what
    >> changed".
    >> The emerging patterns of resistance, and a shift to
    >> dominance by toxin-producing species, coincides with the
    >> increase in IAQ/Toxic Mold problems today.
    >> ff
    >> On 11/19/07, Mike B. wrote:
    >>> What are ya'll doing wrong with your litigation?
    >>> Apartment Mold
    >>> Oakland, CA: (Nov-18-07) Twelve immigrant families who
    >>> lived in a dilapidated, unheated, mold and cockroach
    >>> infested apartment, brought charges against their
    >> landlord,
    >>> Roosevelt Owyang, accusing him of not providing a
    >> habitable
    >>> dwelling at the complex. The suit also alleged breach of
    >>> contract. The former tenants stated that rain water leaked
    >>> into their apartments from windows and ceilings so the
    >>> apartments were constantly damp and mold was thick.
    >>> Cockroaches were everywhere, and stairway railings and
    >>> floorboards were often broken. Several plaintiffs claimed
    >>> that they developed asthma along with the 39 former and
    >>> current residents who are party to the suit. Several
    >> others
    >>> claimed that they suffered from chronic sinusitis and
    >> upper-
    >>> respiratory problems as a result of staying at the
    >>> apartment. The complaint was filed in state Superior Court
    >>> in Alameda County. As part of a settlement reached, the
    >>> twelve immigrant families received a $1.3 million payout,
    >>> resolving the lawsuit. [INSIDE BAY AREA: APARTMENT MOLD]

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