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We Are Accepting Black Mold Cases Here In Florida

We Are Accepting Black Mold Cases Here In Florida

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Introduction

According to floridahealth.gov, Stachybotrys chartarum is a toxic type of black mold that releases mycotoxins when there is an elevated amount of moisture inside the home.[1]

Injuries

Certain factors, such as temperature, pH, and humidity, play a role in whether this type of toxic mold, expand or contracts. When this mold is present in the home, injuries, such as, “cold-like symptoms, rashes, sinus inflammation, eye irritation and aggravation of asthma . . . and more general – such as inability to concentrate or fatigue,” become apparent to the residential homeowner or renter.[2]

 

Rights as a Tenant

Generally, in Florida, a tenant living under these type of black, mold conditions can withhold rent from landlord, if the landlord chooses not to attempt to remedy the living conditions[3]. These living conditions include meeting, the basic structural and healthy inspections that are required of owning a property in the state of Florida. This includes things like fixing leaky roofs and broken heaters and making sure that the property is well-maintained.

 

The Michael Brady Lynch Firm

Here at The Michael Brady Lynch Firm, we are currently taking on toxic black mold cases. If you believe that you have black mold in your house and are entitled to compensation because your landlord has not provided a remedy to the situation, give us a call at 888-585-5970.

 

Date: October 25, 2022

Author: Brandon Salter

[1] https://www.floridahealth.gov/environmental-health/mold/index.html#Stachybotrys%20health

[2] https://www.floridahealth.gov/environmental-health/mold/index.html#Stachybotrys%20health

[3] https://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/florida-tenant-rights-withhold-rent.html

 

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