Defending Landlords, Property Owners, Property Managers involved in Toxic Tort Litigation -- Mold, Carbon Monoxide, Lead Exposure   

Toxic Tort Litigation
  • Mold
  • Carbon Monoxide
  • Lead Exposure
  • Breach of Habitability
  • Nuisance (Public/Private)
  • Building Code Violations

What Is Mold Litigation? What Is Toxic Tort Litigation?

Mold litigation and other toxic tort litigation involves bodily injury and property damage claims relating to exposure to some toxic substance, such as mold, carbon monoxide, lead and any other hazardous material. The litigation of these claims, mold litigation in particular, typically involve claims alleging breach of the warranty of habitability, negligence, private and public nuisance, breach of contract, breach of various civil code statutes, unfair business practices, fraud, or negligent infliction of emotional distress. In many cases, the plaintiffs in these suits attempt to seek punitive damages.

Why Hire Ghantous Law Corporation?

We regularly advise landlords, property owners, property management, and commercial tenants in various landlord tenant law disputes including lease disputes, rent ordinance compliance, breach of habitability claims, mold litigation, toxic-tort matters, and fair housing act claims in all Northern California jurisdictions. Having a proactive approach towards the elimination of these claims with a reasoned game plan for the effective resolution of housing complaints before litigation ever commences is critical. We work with our clients to implement procedures to protect against suits of this nature while counseling owners and property managers during on-going tenant disputes. Our industry knowledge, mold litigation expertise, and understanding of our clients’ unique business needs enable us to assist clients in making informed decisions in addressing these claims and deciding on whether cases should be settled or litigated.

Karyne T. Ghantous is a long time resident of San Ramon with over 15 years litigation and insurance defense experience successfully resolving and trying cases in State and Federal court, Contra Costa County, Alameda County, San Francisco County, Santa Clara County, Sacramento County and Monterey County.

We would welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver aggressive, yet cost-effective results allowing you to focus on your company's business objectives instead of costly litigation. Contact us at or

Ghantous Law Corporation is a women-owned business, women-owned law firm. DUNS #012089013