Mold is everywhere. Some say that “mold” is a four-letter word. While most molds are harmless (unless you may have a particular allergic reaction), mold is a naturally occurring substance that we are exposed to every single day of our lives. While most mold is usually harmless, toxic mold can be very dangerous.most molds are harmless unless you are allergic to that strain. It is a naturally occurring substance that we are exposed to every single day of our lives. Toxic mold exposure can lead to a multitude of health symptoms including, coughing, sneezing, runny nose, skin irritation, obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma and even death. Living in a hotel room, apartment, condominium or a rental home that has been infested with toxic mold is dangerous. Toxic mold infestation will effect you and your family, and may infect anyone in who has visited your residence, as well permanently damage your furniture, clothing and other personal belonging.
Common Toxic Mold Lawsuits
The most common toxic mold complained of in lawsuits is Stachybotrys, or sometimes referred to as “black mold” which usually occurs when there is a water problem with the premises (such as a leak, broken or improperly installed plumbing, flooding, foundation or roof leaks, and other water intrusions). If you have been exposed to toxic mold and have suffered as a result, you may be able to file a civil action under various aspect of the law, including: breach of contract; negligence; fraud and misrepresentation; and violation of various civil statues and building codes regarding the construction and maintenance of dwellings.
Proving Mold Has Caused Physical Problems
The most difficult part of a toxic mold case is proving that the mold you have been exposed to actually caused the physical problems you are experiencing. Basically, if appropriate testing has been conducted, a medical expert will have to testify that your actual exposure, over the time you were exposed to the mold, actually caused your physical problems. This can be difficult to prove. That is why you need a Michigan personal injury attorney experienced in toxic mold exposure to evaluate your specific situation and provide you with guidance on what you need to do to obtain appropriate compensation for the damages you have sustained.
Our Michigan Toxic Mold Attorneys Can Help You Today!
Being a victim of Toxic Mold Exposure can lead to a lifetime of medical care, discomfort, and distress. As a result of such exposure, you are entitled to compensation for your medical expenses, emotional distress. In addition, you may be entitled to receive compensation for the damages to your personal property and other belongings caused by the exposure.
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