Re: Another Mold Settlement
Posted by ff on 11/27/07
Here, I'll help you to get started.
Assuming the description of the referenced property was
accurate, hypothetically, how would you as a landlord, have
handled the situation?
> On 11/20/07, ff wrote:
>> Mike B.:
>> The rest of the story could be...?
>> ...the litigants' state of health has continued to decline,
>> while at the same time, the previous landlord has leased the
>> contaminated property to more families, claiming that the
>> CDC, US Chamber of Commerce, ACOEM, and other credible
>> entities stand behind him in his accepted view that mold is
>> 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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