RT ECP: Mold

September 3, 2010

Hospital HVAC Repairs Cause Aspergillus

Acknowledgement to Great American A mechanical contractor was hired to perform HVAC repairs at a hospital. No medical procedures were performed during the actual renovation activities and proper measures were taken to ensure proper encapsulation. Despite the controls, one year after completion of the project, the contractor was notified that several aspergillus (a type of […]

September 1, 2010

Mold Causes Problems at Upscale Apartments

Acknowledgement to Great American Widespread mold caused multiple problems for tenants and the property owner. A few years after construction of an upscale apartment community, tenants complained about mold in bathrooms. Multiple buildings and units within the complex experienced similar problems over the next few months. Some tenants moved out and filed claims for alleged […]

August 16, 2010

Mold Found in Two Warehouses

Acknowledgement to XL Environmental THE CLAIM A claim was made by a tenant of and against an XL insured real estate holding company. The claim was for the presence of microbial (mold) growth in two warehouses on an insured property. THE RESPONSE XL’s environmental claims counsel retained an analytical forensics firm on the insured’s behalf […]

August 13, 2010

Alleged Negligent Laboratory Analysis

Acknowledgement to XL Environmental THE CLAIM An XL insured laboratory contracted with a general contractor (GC) to provide analysis of mold spores taken from a hospital mold remediation and reconstruction project. Following a failed remediation project, the hospital sued the GC alleging various errors in the GC’s project services. The GC filed a third-party action […]

July 27, 2010

Arizona Woman Awarded $3.3 Million in Mold Case

A Scottsdale, Arizona woman was awarded $3.3 million in a suit she filed after mold in her apartment building left her permanently disabled.  The woman moved to an upscale apartment complex in Scottsdale in 2000 and within two years became ill.  The 47-year-old moved out after learning about the mold contamination from neighbors.  The building owners […]

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