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Truth About Mold

Mold Stories

Mold Stories

Millions of people around the world have been harmed by toxic mold in their homes, apartments, schools and businesses.

This page provides links to some of their stories.

Please contact us if you would like to add your story to this website.

Toxic mold can happen anywhere





Jury Awarded $484,854 plus $18 Million in Punitive Damages




Jury Awarded $903,000


Ballard, Melinda (Texas)--Jury Awarded $32 Million










Broward County Courthouse













Jury Awarded $58 Million to Cull family

Delp, Linda (Delaware)










Dunkin family (Indiana)






Federal Courthouse in Pensacola, Florida


Federal Courthouse Repairs Delayed (October 20, 2016) -- Congress approved funding for the project, but they won't allow repairs to start until the federal government takes ownership of the building in July of 2017. Repairs are expected to be completed by May of 2019.



Tests showed Stachybotrys chartarum cfu/gram of 35 Million






Freedman family vs State Farm (California, 2009)






Genna family (Michigan):


From the article: Plaintiffs...do not have to present an expert witness to prove they had suffered physical ailments as a result of exposure to mold. According to the court, it was enough that mold was present and that the plaintiffs had physical ailments that could be attributed to mold exposure. The court left it to the defendant to disprove that the mold exposure did not cause the alleged illnesses.





Goddard High School (Roswell, New Mexico, 2011)

The judge said, "...you're under notice that you have a potential problem that in high probability will generate lawsuits."

The judge also said, "Our duty to our students (and) to our young people is a continuous duty."




Family Settles Lawsuit for $22 Million Over Moldy House--Moldy Wood Caused Brain Damage in Child






Jury Awarded $498,418 for Breach of Contract and Personal Injury



Jury Awarded $1 Million


Truth About Mold - Mold stories
Iler family vs The Woodlands (Texas, 2001)












London renters (United Kingdom, 2016)














     Case Settled for $7.2 Million





Minium, Robin (Arizona) vs Pillar Communities (2002)



Almost 1,500 Complaints of Mould and Damp in 2014-2015





Oak Ridge Elementary School (North Carolina)




Case settled for $984,000

Pauluk, Dan (Nevada) vs Southern Nevada Health District

News story (Health District mold that killed Dan Pauluk also sickened others)

News video (on YouTube)







Jury Awarded $400,000

Romain, Joann Matouk (Michigan)--Woman disappears on 1st day of mold trial (January 17, 2010)

    
Salowitz, Joe (New York)












Watkins family vs State Farm (Oklahoma, 2007)



Wisecup family (Iowa) vs State Farm Insurance Company (2002-2009)

There was a lot of corruption and many crimes were committed during this lawsuit. (Learn more about Bad Faith Insurance Companies and check out our Litigation Tips.)  Details of this case have been provided to the FBI and the U.S. Department of Justice.

Attorneys for State Farm:  

Initially, State Farm used attorney Henry Harmon from Des Moines, Iowa.  Harmon had to withdraw from the lawsuit because he was caught committing an ethics violation during this case.

After Harmon was forced to withdraw, State Farm hired one of their "mad dog attorneys" David V. Jones with the Jones Kurth law firm in San Antonio, Texas 

In another case involving David Jones and State Farm, they were disciplined and sanctioned for their misconduct. The Oklahoma Court ruling in that case can be found on the Insurance Bad Faith page of this website.  This court ruling occurred in December 2006--just one day after the trial ended in the Wisecup case.


May, 1997: David V. Jones (nickname "Wiretapper") pleads no contest to criminal charges:

“On or about March 7, 1995, in the Southern District of Texas and within the jurisdiction of this court, Defendant, DAVID JONES did intentionally disclose to Theresa Gutierrez, the contents of a wire communication, that is, a non-consensually intercepted and recorded telephone conversation between Mark Rains and Paul Kornfuerer, having reason to know that the information was obtained through the interception of a wire communication in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 2511(1) (a), all in violation of Title 18, United States Code, section 2511(1) (c) , 4 (b) (ii).”
        
The case involved several defendants, numerous law firms and dozens of attorneys, paralegals, etc.  

The case also involved nine district court judges in Iowa and several appellate court and supreme court judges. The Iowa Supreme Court didn't even review the case, but they issued a one-sentence ruling. During that same week, the Court announced that their $10 million budget shortfall had (magically) disappeared.  In a twist of fate, that Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice was voted out of her position the following year (in 2010).
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