California Mold Laws

On October 9, 2015, California Governor Brown signed Senate Bill 655, which adds visible mold growth to the list of dangerous health conditions which define substandard housing in the state’s Health and Safety Code.(Cal. Health & Safety Code §17920.3). This is great news for victims in California who have been exposed to toxic mold in … Read more

Balfour Beatty: Military housing contractor is being sued for toxic mold and squalid living conditions

“I was waking up in the morning and wondering, ‘Well, how many people am I going to have to screw over today?” – Robert Whittington, former Balfour Beatty manager Balfour Beatty Communities LLC (BBC), one of the largest providers of privatized military housing to the U.S. Armed Forces has been under the legal spotlight for … Read more

Olivia Paregol: University of Maryland student’s family says death due to mold and adenovirus

The Baltimore Sun is reporting that the family of Olivia Paregol, a freshman who died in 2018 on the University of Maryland’s College Park campus, recently filed a $100 million lawsuit claiming that the university was negligent in its handling of mold in their daughter’s dorm room as well as the spread of adenovirus on … Read more