Re: Another Mold Settlement
Posted by Mike B. on 11/26/07
To answer your question, the article discussed only a settlement
arising out of litigation involving aallegations of not providing a
habitable dwelling at the complex; alleged breach of contract;
claims that rain water leaked into their apartments from windows
and ceilings so the apartments were constantly damp and mold was
thick; the alleged presence of cockroaches; allegations that
stairway railings and floorboards were often broken; claims that
residents developed asthma, chronic sinusitis and upper-
Not a single word was said, nor has any evidence been offered, that
the mold growing in these apartments was the result of some
pesticide lable prohibitions. As a matter of fact, there is no
discussion whatsoever about the use of pesticides (which, by
definition, includes fungicides) to control or abate the growth of
the mold in these apartments.
Now, what do you mean by your comment "you may want to seek
professional advice on preservation of capital and investment?"
On 11/26/07, ff wrote:
> 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
>>> The emerging patterns of resistance, and a shift to
>>> dominance by toxin-producing species, coincides with the
>>> increase in IAQ/Toxic Mold problems today.
>>> 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
>>>> Roosevelt Owyang, accusing him of not providing a
>>>> 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
>>>> claimed that they suffered from chronic sinusitis and
>>>> 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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