What to do about mold in the workplace?

A little over 2 1/2 years ago, was transferred to work at another facilty (hospital), as soon as I got there, I started itching, coughing, etc. Cough got worse after the first week. I then went to see doctor; said it could possibly be mold. Previous years, hurricane hit area, carpet in dept. got wet. Then had to go to specialist, paid about $900 out of pocket since insurance didn’t cover. Specialist said it would not affect me now but in the long run. Long story short, I now have asthma, bronchitis, upper respiratory infection etc. Which I’ve never had up until I go sick due to hospital. Can something still be done? This may will be 3 years.

Asked on January 23, 2013 under Personal Injury, Texas

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Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

I suggest that you consult with a personal injury attorney who has experience with worker's compensation claims in tjat the injury that you have reported seems to be work related. As such, you should consider making a worker's compensation claim for your maladay.


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