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North Carolina couple claims health problems from stay at Pittsburgh Hilton Hotel

| Saturday, Aug. 15, 2009

A North Carolina couple filed a complaint in Allegheny County court against the owner of the Pittsburgh Hilton Hotel, claiming dust, fumes or mold from renovations caused permanent health issues.

Gail Lamm claimed she incurred "severe" pulmonary problems as a result of a July 2007 stay at the Downtown hotel, according to a complaint filed Wednesday.

Her husband, Glenn Lamm, claimed he is owed unspecified damages for the loss of his wife's "love, society, companionship, assistance and consortium." The couple is seeking unspecified damages and a trial by jury.

It's the latest in a number of complaints against Shubh Hotels LLC, which owns the city's largest hotel.

The Lamm's attorney, Robert Peirce, said he could not immediately comment.

Shubh officials could not be reached for comment.

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