Mold Attorney Washington, DC
If you have become ill from toxic mold exposure, it may be in your best interest to discuss your situation with a mold attorney in Washington, DC who is experienced with successfully defending the rights of toxic mold victims.
Few people like finding mold except maybe scientists who study it, and many people are downright disgusted with it. But toxic mold is very different than the non-toxic kinds that grow on foods and in damp, dark places. While some toxic mold spores are microscopic and can’t be seen without special tools and there are ones that can be seen and are unpleasant to look at, they can both be downright dangerous.
If you or someone you love has suffered from toxic mold exposure, a personal injury attorney in Washington, DC may be able to help. If you or your loved one’s mold illness or injury was caused by the negligence, recklessness, or malice of someone else, you and/or your loved one may be entitled to compensation for expenses related to your unfair situation.
Molds can be found all over the planet and in many different environments. Virtually all homes and buildings have some sort of mold in them, even brand new ones. There are many kinds of mold that are harmless except for maybe the shock you feel when, for example, you open a container in the fridge and find fuzz and discoloration all over the food you were planning to eat.
Most molds are not hazardous to humans, and reaction to molds can vary between individuals where minor allergic reactions to it are the most common. ‘
Most common molds in Washington, DC do not make the majority of its inhabitants ill and even though you may wish you could call someone like an attorney to get rid of your mold, you only would need to do this if you or someone you love has become seriously ill because of it.
A big exception to when common molds can cause adverse health reactions in people that are more susceptible, is in situations of major floods and hurricanes. Floods and hurricanes cause common, normally harmless mold spores to be in an abnormally high abundance. When this occurs, people who are susceptible and/or have other health issues, may be at higher risk for becoming ill or injured from mold exposure.
Toxic mold is a term that is used to describe molds that can be deadly. Many people refer to black mold as toxic mold, which it can be, but that is not the scientific name for dangerous molds. The most toxic molds are Penicillium, Fusarium, Stachybotrys, Aspergillus, and Cladosporium. Stachybotrys is the scientific name for the extremely dangerous fungus that is often called black mold.
If you have become ill because of mold in the Washington, DC area, an attorney who is experienced with successfully defending the rights of victims of toxic mold may be able to help.
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