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Lawsuit Alleges Kids Were Abused At Florida Lockup
Posted on 11 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — (AP) A federal class-action lawsuit claims a teenage inmate was sexually abused at a youth offender facility where other juveniles were forced to go hungry, endure hot and moldy conditions, and sleep on the floor. The lawsuit... Read More

U.S. Supreme Court Vacates Moldy Washer Ruling In Light Of Comcast
Posted on 3 Jun 2013 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on June 3 granted a petition for writ of certiorari in the appeal of a Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals decision to overturn denial of class certification in a suit over mold growth in certain... Read More

Marc Gaffrey of Hoagland, Longo, Moran, Dunst & Doukas - The “Next Asbestos” is Asbestos
Posted on 24 May 2010 by HB Litigation Conferences

(Please visit the site to view this video) So benzene isn’t. Mold isn’t. So what is the proverbial “next asbestos”? Click and listen to what Marc S. Gaffrey had to say on the subject. Marc is a partner with Hoagland, Longo, Moran... Read More

U.S. Supreme Court Denies Cert For Makers Of Allegedly Defective Washing Machines
Posted on 24 Feb 2014 by Lisa M. Hickey

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) The U.S. Supreme Court on Feb. 24 denied two petitions for writ of certiorari filed by Sears Roebuck and Co. and Whirlpool Corp. in relation to rulings that granted class certification for various purchasers of... Read More

Epstein Becker & Green: Suspect Toxic Mold Suit Reinstated
Posted on 22 Mar 2012 by William A. Ruskin

By Andrea J. Lawrence Guest Blogger ANDREA J. LAWRENCE is a Senior Counsel at Epstein Becker & Green in New York. She provides legal advice and counsel to clients in the real estate industry. Andrea has extensive commercial litigation experience... Read More

William A. Ruskin: Resurgent Mold Litigation In Sandy's Wake
Posted on 12 Dec 2012 by William A. Ruskin

By William A. Ruskin There is a significant risk that there will be a resurgence of mold claims and mold litigation in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Sandy left behind thousands of homes and offices in New York and New Jersey with flood-soaked flooring... Read More

Philadelphia Housing Authority, Others Settle Mold-Related Claims For $11.78 Million
Posted on 5 May 2010 by Lisa M. Hickey

PHILADELPHIA — (Mealey’s) The Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) and others on May 3 agreed to settle for more than $11 million claims alleged by a tenant that unsafe conditions, including mold contamination, in a home rented through a federally... Read More