Kansas City, MO asked in Landlord - Tenant and Personal Injury for Missouri

Q: Can I sue my landlord for mold exposure after signing renters liability waiver?

Me and my family have been exposed to white black and green mold within our walls. We all have been experiencing different health problems that are consistent with mold exposure. We found out that old mold had been sitting and spreading through our walls before we signed a lease. We found out about it once the contractor had to replace walls from flooding to prevent mold. To only find out that there had already been mold from previous flooding. I have four young children who have also been exposed. I would like to know if I have a case agaibst the iwneres and the management company.

1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY

A: A Missouri attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for your family's ordeal. Your best option for a meaningful answer to your question would be to try to arrange a free initial consult with a law firm. That's because attorneys would likely want to review the waiver you mention, your lease, the injuries, family health history, previous floodings, and other details. Only a Missouri attorney would be up on current trial and appellate court decisions on mold cases, but nationwide in general, they can be difficult cases, with some injury firms being reluctant to handle them. See what you can learn in making some phone calls and reaching out to law firms. Good luck

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