New York Mold Respiratory Illness Lawyer
Moisture collected inside the walls of a house or apartment complex can cause dangerous mold to develop. Mold causes significant property damage and severe personal injury. One of the most common types of mold is black mold, which is toxic enough to force people from their homes. The percentage of mold-related illnesses has steadily increased within the last year.
How Mold Enters Your Body
Mold enters your body by breathing in mold spores carried in the air. Because of their extremely small size, mold spores can enter deep into the lungs. Mold can be carried to the mouth from the hands and can also be absorbed into the stomach and intestines.
Health Effects Caused by Exposure to Mold
Health problems caused by mold include Asthma, Mycosis, Chronic Cough, and Memory Loss. Some other problems mold causes are hearing loss, dizziness, rashes, and excessive bruising.
There are immediate and long-term health effects regarding mold. The immediate health effects are allergies, skin irritation, headache and vomiting. Long-term health effects include emphysema, chronic bronchitis, lung fibrosis, dermatitis, lung cancer and intestinal cancer.
If you, a family member or a friend have suffered from an injury, illness, disease or medical condition as a result of exposure to mold, call Finz & Finz, P.C., at (855) TOP-FIRM to speak with experienced New York Mold Respiratory Injury Attorney now or fill out the Free Mold Respiratory Illness Case Evaluation form.