Ex-Tewksbury tenants awarded $726G for mold ordeal

Full story: Lowell Sun 30
Helen Herman's rented house on River Road looked clean on the inside, but the mold and mildew growing inside could be smelled 15 feet outside the home, according to her attorney. Full Story
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DAN TEWKS

Chelmsford, MA

#22 Mar 29, 2009
Chris T - Tewks tennant wrote:
Just for the record, in my dealings with John Sullivan he has been cooperative and understanding.
hay tewks tenant go back to Provence town
MOLDY OLDY

Leominster, MA

#23 Mar 31, 2009
Now in defense of the Sullivan's I have to pipe in here. Yes ok so John isn't the swiftest one on the block and ok he may not be the most attractive. But does that justify all your comments? Your all making yourselves sound like your in the same league here as far as I'm concerned.

Listen to me... for how long have we all known about the risk mold posed to our health? If I had known about the mold this woman claims to have ruined her health and life I would have moved out a long time before it started to do smell as described in the article and gotten to the degree she claims.

There have been so many stories and education on the dangers of mold. I feel this is a shake down big time and people rooting to lynch the Sullivans. Shame on you too!

This woman...was she that ignorant as to not know the dangers of mold! She worked for the MBTA and is now retired after 20 years. Is this her golden ticket out? To sue the balls off the Sullivans. she had to have had a brain up till now to hold down a job like she had and retire.

This mold issue happened in 2004. If I remember there was a family in the news a few years back from 2004 now that had to leave their home as well and just take a loss of everything. Because of the mold in their home. This was a family not far from here.

That Story was on the news over and over and also in the local papers.Photos of the condition of her home and the family and so on...

20/20 did pieces on it and the today show. So you can't sit there and tell me she had no idea of the dangers of mold.

And when there is a smell that bad what the heck was she waiting for? For the spores to carry her off to mold land?

I would have broken my lease and gone eleswhere and not have stayed in a place that would have endangered my health or life. I think she's looking for a hand out and you should all be ashamed of yourself for publically hanging the whole Sullivan family in the press. Disgraceful!

I've known Kevin Sullivan and his family my whole life. 50 years. He is humble, kind and generous and many people don't know that. John had issues big time but he isn't this monster you all make him out to be. Their family has had to endure more than their share of losses and you all just sit here loving the idea of seeing them destroyed by a disgruntled tenant who should have the presence of mind and knowledge to get out if something was that bad and that could potentially harm her health!

Shame on all of you!
Johns an ugly litle liar

Tewksbury, MA

#25 Mar 31, 2009
Shame on you for sticking up for an individual...JOHN SULLIVAN...not the whole fam, who has ruined peoples lives. he's a slum lord and a loud mouth with no Bal$$.
so go shove it Daddy Sully
DAN TEWKS

Chelmsford, MA

#26 Mar 31, 2009
Johns fatrher wrote:
<quoted text>
Yes, I've always beleived my son was gay. In fact I think he learned it from me
thats funny johns farther i though he would more likley learn to be a drunk from you and also a thief remember when he taught yiu to steal land from your firends when you were just a little ugly kid
DAN TEWKS

Chelmsford, MA

#27 Mar 31, 2009
MOLDY OLDY wrote:
Now in defense of the Sullivan's I have to pipe in here. Yes ok so John isn't the swiftest one on the block and ok he may not be the most attractive. But does that justify all your comments? Your all making yourselves sound like your in the same league here as far as I'm concerned.
Listen to me... for how long have we all known about the risk mold posed to our health? If I had known about the mold this woman claims to have ruined her health and life I would have moved out a long time before it started to do smell as described in the article and gotten to the degree she claims.
There have been so many stories and education on the dangers of mold. I feel this is a shake down big time and people rooting to lynch the Sullivans. Shame on you too!
This woman...was she that ignorant as to not know the dangers of mold! She worked for the MBTA and is now retired after 20 years. Is this her golden ticket out? To sue the balls off the Sullivans. she had to have had a brain up till now to hold down a job like she had and retire.
This mold issue happened in 2004. If I remember there was a family in the news a few years back from 2004 now that had to leave their home as well and just take a loss of everything. Because of the mold in their home. This was a family not far from here.
That Story was on the news over and over and also in the local papers.Photos of the condition of her home and the family and so on...
20/20 did pieces on it and the today show. So you can't sit there and tell me she had no idea of the dangers of mold.
And when there is a smell that bad what the heck was she waiting for? For the spores to carry her off to mold land?
I would have broken my lease and gone eleswhere and not have stayed in a place that would have endangered my health or life. I think she's looking for a hand out and you should all be ashamed of yourself for publically hanging the whole Sullivan family in the press. Disgraceful!
I've known Kevin Sullivan and his family my whole life. 50 years. He is humble, kind and generous and many people don't know that. John had issues big time but he isn't this monster you all make him out to be. Their family has had to endure more than their share of losses and you all just sit here loving the idea of seeing them destroyed by a disgruntled tenant who should have the presence of mind and knowledge to get out if something was that bad and that could potentially harm her health!
Shame on all of you!
shame on you the woman didn't know what she was smelling she was so use to john and Manny smelling like pigs looking for rent she couldn't tell them from mold!!!!!!!!
DAN TEWKS

Chelmsford, MA

#28 Apr 9, 2009
hay! when john washes his nose, how long does the water take before it hits the shower floor?
Lasala

Derry, NH

#30 Mar 27, 2013
Johns an ugly litle liar wrote:
Shame on you for sticking up for an individual...JOHN SULLIVAN...not the whole fam, who has ruined peoples lives. he's a slum lord and a loud mouth with no Bal$$.
so go shove it Daddy Sully
hes taken me to court hes isen d old lady he has to collect his rent they say i assultd her??? I way 285 if i hit an old lady there wpuld have been a mark and ther wasnt ... What a shit bag..
Lasala

Derry, NH

#31 Mar 27, 2013
I am going to court for a trial on may 1st sullivan is a shit bag hes pushen his employer to say i hit her... I hope he knows this aint over!!!!!
Lasala

Derry, NH

#32 Mar 27, 2013
U must need him to get an apartment like i did..... Hes a shit bag so is his mother.... Ya johnny what!
Lasala

Derry, NH

#33 Mar 27, 2013
John B wrote:
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Sullivan is a LARGE fammilly in Tewks. Believe it or noe some of them are good people. Johehn and huis direct tree are not the good ones
ya rite hes a coward what i said about his family was all true

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