Chamber Calls Mold Litigation A Growing Problem-Papers Conclude There's No Scientific Evidence To Support Lawsuits
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has recently released papers dealing with the problem of mold litigation. For an overview, click here.
The full text of the papers in pdf format is here. One paper is written by two partners of Hughes & Luce. The other is a scientific paper that examines each type of health complaint linked to mold by surveying the scientific literature. It determines that mold can be an allergen for atopic individuals; that infections caused by mold are rare, save for immune-compromised individuals; and that there is no sound scientific evidence that mold causes “toxicity”in doses found in indoor home environments.