Moldy Misperceptions and Plummeting Property Values
Probate and Property, January/February 2004, Voume 18, Number 1
By Raymund C. King and Richard Barrett-Cuetara
Raymund C. King, a licensed physician, is also an attorney with Cowles & Thompson, P.C. in Dallas, Texas.
Richard Barrett-Cuetara is senior counsel with Cowles & Thompson, P.C., and serves on the Hospitality Industry Liaison Subcommittee of the H-3 Hotels, Resorts, and Tourism Committee.
If the doors of perception were cleansed every thing would appear to man as it is, infinite.
For man has closed himself up, till he sees all things thro’ narrow chinks of his cavern.
—William Blake, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell
Costly and time-consuming legal battles over mold are fast becoming the latest household curse. In the past several years, the United States has seen a dramatic rise in mold litigation, including some highly publicized stories involving the rich and famous.