|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 2 Oct 2013 07:16:12 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] HEALTH: Mold lawsuits in Virginia privatized military housing|
Lawsuits blaming mold for health woes can proceed By Bill Sizemore Virginian-Pilot September 27, 2013NORFOLK - A group of lawsuits alleging that mold in military housing caused a constellation of health problems can proceed in federal court, a judge has decided.
Senior U.S. District Judge Robert Doumar's ruling, issued Wednesday, opens the door to what could be many months of litigation with 100 or more plaintiffs seeking millions of dollars in damages, attorneys in the cases say.
The lawsuits allege a wide variety of mold-caused illnesses, ranging from allergic reactions and respiratory distress to immune system suppression and brain injury.
The litigation will traverse relatively new legal terrain on two fronts, exploring evolving medical research into mold's health effects and testing the limits of a recent push by the military services to privatize base housing.
... For the entire article, seehttp://hamptonroads.com/2013/09/lawsuits-can-proceed-over-mold- military-housing
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