Drywall Contractor – Mold

Drywall Contractor – Mold

Source: Rockhill Environmental/NECC Newsletter

A drywall contractor was hanging new drywall at a construction project when an employee accidentally drilled through a small water pipe which was located behind the wall. The drywall contractor did not realize the water leak occurred and a substantial amount of toxic mold grew between the walls before anyone noticed. The drywall
contractor was held liable for clean-up of the mold as well as defense of third party bodily injury claims.

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