The County agreed to pay Judge Elisabeth Krant $40,000, but did not admit liability in addition to the $277,500 she obtained from 10 contractors who built the Tulare County Courthouse where the mould was found.
expects to collect from 5 more contractors an additional $80,000 to $180,000.
, who was out of work for a year with illnesses she
attributed to mould exposure, now works in the courthouse in Tulare.
The mould found in a tile over Judge Krant's
office was found to be stachybotrys, which she
linked to certain illnesses. [Judge Krant's story was reported at www.mouldupdate.com.]