Appliances have been removed from kitchen and master bathroom and kitchen need to be ripped out. Do I have a right to ask for grental credit and how much. This has been almost a month ongoing. Haven't checked for mold yet but water restoration man says there's a lot.
According to the warranty of habitability, landlords have to ensure that tenants are permanently benefiting from appropriate living conditions. The warranty of habitability is effective in every U.S. state. Therefore, you will most likely be able to end the lease by bringing up the landlord’s...Read more »
the was a leaky roof that was repair immediately once my property manger was notified in Aug 2016 shortly after tenant notified property manager of mold someone was sent out to wipe down the walls with clorox solution in Sept. later in late November tenant stated there was mold again. tenant later... Read more »
A landlord and tenant attorney with relevant work experience is usually the most suitable legal professional to represent you under these circumstances. Since they are specialized in handling cases which involve disputes between tenants and landlords, they will certainly be able to provide you with...Read more »
It started in the basement he told me to use bleach. I told him that doesn't work. He could careless. Then the bathroom sink started leaking he knew and did nothing about until a couple of months ago. There was black mold all up and down the bathroom wall he used bleach on it put a new one... Read more »
Unfortunately, the state of Indiana has no federal laws pertaining to the issue of mold in rented apartments at the moment. Although landlords have to provide tenants with habitable conditions, they have no responsibility when it comes to mold prevention and remediation from a legal point of view....Read more »
connected to the house and is continuing to spread into the house. outside of the mold issue i really enjoy living in the house and would love to stay if the program were corrected. the owners have had two different companies come out to inspect and they both has state that the storage building... Read more »
At the moment, Georgia has no federal law in this respect. From a legal point of view, landlords do not have any responsibility concerning mold prevention or remediation in the building they rent and they are not required by law to disclose the presence of mold on the property either. However, if a...Read more »
We moved into the apartment. We found mold growing from behind the showers, we did a mold test and it grew mold, we asked management if there were any cases of mold and they said know. Neighbors have said they have mold and have told management before. We told them about the mold, and they wanted... Read more »
At the moment, Texas does not have any federal law compelling landlords to disclose the presence of mold on a property. Therefore, the landlord is not responsible with informing tenants regarding this issue before signing the lease and cannot be held liable if mold is subsequently discovered in the...Read more »
We bought our home in 2009. There was a tree pushing our retaining wall out (making it fall). We removed the tree. We had to dig into the dirt to get the root system out. This is when we discovered the layer of shingles buried. This was not disclosed when we bought the home. Is the estate we... Read more »
According to the Oklahoma Real Estate Commission, the seller must priorly disclose the presence of any hazardous materials that they know of on the property, including asbestos. However, the seller is exempted from legal consequences if they were not aware of the existence of such materials on the...Read more »
Since the vast majority of houses built before the mid 1980s have asbestos somewhere in their structure, the seller is not required by law to priorly disclose the presence of this toxic agent. Another reason why asbestos disclosure was not deemed necessary by the State of Hawaii pertains to the...Read more »
A personal injury attorney with solid knowledge of environmental law and, preferably, with relevant experience in toxic exposure cases is the legal professional you are looking for. Nevertheless, you should be aware that unless your mother developed a serious health issue as a consequence of mold...Read more »
Section 5 of Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) mandates anyone who plans to manufacture or import a new chemical substance for a non-exempt commercial purpose to provide the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with prior notice. This pre-manufacture notice, or PMN, must be submitted at least 90...Read more »
Yes. Supposing you used the product in accordance with the instructions on the label, you may have a personal injury case and the company may be hold liable for negligence. I strongly encourage you to take legal action as soon as possible, as personal injury cases have a statute of limitations...Read more »
Sellers have to disclose material facts that they know or should know. Dependent on what it would likely cost to remove the asbestos you can investigate if the seller should have known about it and revealed it.
I lost my father in 2008 to lung/brain cancer. He was diagnosed in May and passed in August. He was due to retire in June. We have papers from his Oncologist stating the diagnosis of Mesothelioma as a result of working in a shipyard. My father worked at Wiley's Ship Yard in Port Deposit,... Read more »
Unfortunately, the statute of limitations for wrongful death lawsuits concerning asbestos exposure is preset and thereby cannot be subjected to any change. In Pennsylvania, you have 2 years to take legal action. The statute of limitations becomes effective starting with the date of death....Read more »
We had a bad leak in our laundry room / closet that over a years time took my landlord 4-5 times to finally fix. I've voiced my concerns about mold and mildew in places of my home. In my front closet I had several jackets grow mold / mildew which ruined them. Our landlord had a guy come take... Read more »
While there are no federal laws specifically addressing the issue of mold exposure on rental property, the landlord has the legal obligation to ensure the house or the apartment tenants occupy is in habitable condition at all times. The warranty of habitability, which residential leases include in...Read more »
New Mexico and Arizona Land Company v. Elkins, 137 F. Supp. 767 (D.N.M. 1956) - not sure if this says they can destroy the surface in the mining effort but it seems that's what this decision is saying. Why do they get to operate at will on the surface to take minerals/oil? Doesn't that... Read more »
In areas where mineral exploitation is common, the mineral owner might choose to exercise his rights to access and mine the minerals owned. The landowner is protected by state and local laws regulating the period of drilling or the depth of excavation. To evaluate a potential investment, consult a...Read more »
We purchased a home in NC and the seller did not disclose that the kitchen sink, dishwasher and washing machine gray water is pumped into the woods not the septic and our inspector did not catch it. We only found out by accident through a local farmer. Our house is over 50 years old and is... Read more »
The first step is to contact the seller through your realtor and explain the situation to look for an equitable solution first. In case you decide to sue, you have to start out by going after every single party involved, then different parties will be removed as they're exonerated. Good luck.
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