Monthly Archives: March 2009

Texas Hurricanes Cost In Insurance Payout

Hurricane season damage totaled over $29 billion. Three hurricanes in 2008 cost the Texas insurance industry nearly $1.4 billion. For every dollar the state’s insurance industry took in in 2008, it paid out $1.65. In fact, the state has put … Continue reading

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Mold Beware

Have you heard about the state supreme court jury deliberating over a woman who claims toxic mold exposure caused her infant daughter’s hospitalization nine years ago? The question was whether the mom or the mold had abused the baby. She … Continue reading

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Letter to the Editor:

LETTER: In the past 7 years, Our company has probably collected more mold samplesfor laboratory analysis than any other company in the U.S. Our reports are based on the assessment and laboratory results report. WE ARE IN THE MOLD ASSESSMENT … Continue reading

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Smaller Award means More Recipients: The Long View

News that a Loudoun County judge has reduced a mold award from $4.75 million to $1.4 may not be a bad thing in this economy. The decision was based on the lack of permanent injury to Paul and Wendy Meng … Continue reading

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Mold and Sick Building Syndrome

Is your home suffering from Sick Building Syndrome? Are YOU suffering from Sick Building Syndrome? Poor air quality that has been caused by the presence of toxic mold and other contaminants Physical symptoms rarely fit a pattern of any particular … Continue reading

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Mold: Deal Maker or Deal Breaker?

Ever opened the door to a house that’s been unoccupied for a while? It’s got that characteristic musty smell. That’s because being closed up and stagnant is a perfect breeding ground for mold, bacteria, mycotoxins and endotoxins. That’s what you … Continue reading

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Facing the Toxic Mold Challenge

According to a study by the Department of Microbiology of Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute at Sri Ramachandra University, there is an urgent need to “undertake study of indoor air, to generate baseline data and explore the link … Continue reading

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If you suspect mold…

Look, if you think there’s mold in the school your child attends, mold at the nursing home your elderly relatives inhabit, mold in the public rec room basement, whatever, you should have that mold inspected by a certified inspector. Institutions, … Continue reading

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