Toxic Mold


Have you or a loved one been affected by toxic mold? having the right attorney could make a huge difference in the settlement amount you receive as compensation. call our team today to discuss your options free of charge.

Dealing with a rental unit that is infested with mold can be extremely difficult and frustrating. Your home is your sanctuary and inhaling mold can be detrimental to your health. If you have been affected by Toxic Mold, our attorneys may be able to help you.

Frequently Asked Questions

The CDC identifies some basic facts about mold and dampness, which may be helpful in evaluating if you are currently living with mold:

Potential indications of mold presence and mold exposure are:

Hot and/or moist areas within the home;
Areas that are soft to the touch and when touching with your thumb you are able to push through the building materials;
Flooded or dampness;
Plumbing leaks;
Areas with poor ventilation and/or lack of windows.

Irritated eyes;
Deep cough or breathing difficulties;
Migraine headaches;
Rash or itchy skin;
Difficulty breathing and sinus congestion.

If you are experiencing any of the above, please seek medical attention and a professional investigation. Call us now for a free consultation.

You may be entitled to compensation for mold exposure. There are certain circumstances which give rise to a claim.

You may have a claim against your landlord for compensation if:
You notified the landlord in writing about the presence of mold and the need for repairs;
Your landlord failed to take the proper action;
If you have incurred any past, or will incur any future, medical expenses due to mold exposure;
If you were unable to work due to the mold exposure and symptoms;
If you have paid anything out of pocket as a direct and sole result of the mold exposure;
If your personal property was damaged or destroyed by the mold; and
Your stress, anxiety and/or other emotional damages suffered as a result of the exposure.

We have successfully recovered compensation on behalf of our clients for mold related damages. Let us help you get the compensation you deserve!

Call now for a no obligation no cost consultation with one of our attorneys. You may be entitled to compensation.

The California Department of Public Health has published a “What to do” guide regarding mold that may be helpful for those living with mold: CDPH Mold Pamphlet

Many people attempt to spray bleach on visible mold growth, however please consider reviewing the EPA guidelines and brochure before cleaning any visible mold growth: EPA Mold Guide

Mold can damage and/or destroy one’s personal property and belongings as well as significantly impact one’s health. Mold can develop on affected areas in as little as 24 to 48 hours.

Our attorneys can quickly and expeditiously determine if they are able to assist you and move forward, usually within 24 hours from your first phone call.

We have significant experience representing injured and harmed tenants/plaintiffs in mold cases including those living in homes, apartments, and condominiums. We have successfully negotiated a number of out of court settlements. We have represented entire families, as well as single individuals.

If you are experiencing mold issues, you may need to act quickly. The statute of limitations applicable identify the time frame within which you may file a lawsuit for the mold action, or be forever barred from filing any suit. Therefore, it is imperative that you speak with an attorney as soon as possible.

There are numerous professionals and companies that may be able to perform air testing, or other forms of testing to identify if there is mold in your home. These tests may be able to determine the level of mold both inside your home as well as providing a baseline of how much mold is outside of the home so that you know just how elevated and extreme the mold contamination is.

Please be mindful that it can extremely difficult to identify and corollate any health issues you may be experiencing to mold exposure. Therefore, please remember to identify, photograph, and document the issues you are experiencing to assist with the understanding and establishment of the damages and issues you are experiencing. While no two mold cases are the same, our experience has shown us that photographs and documentation is extremely helpful in understanding the entirety of the damages and facts.

Here are some of the health issues you may experience as a result of being exposed to Toxic Mold:

If you believe you are living with mold, you may find the following resources to be helpful:

Health Department

City Of LA code enforcement division

Housing Department

Elevator Line (if issues with elevators)

There are just some of the symptoms you may experience and cannot account for the difficulty of dealing with an uninhabitable living situation.

You can also file Complaints at the following links:

Los Angeles Department of Public Health 

Los Angeles Housing + Community Investment Department

Top 10 things to do if you are living with mold or in an uninhabitable unit

Based on our experience assisting individuals living with mold, the following are steps you may consider:

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