Fungus Devours House, Insurance Company Error Leaves Homeowners Holding The Bill

Fungus Devours House, Insurance Company Error Leaves Homeowners Holding The Bill

Like a freeloading cousin who shows up unexpectedly, a rare fungus moved in and quickly took over a California house. The homeowners say they got it in writing from its insurance company, Safeco, that it would pay for the hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage and fungus removal, but the insurer says that was a mistake and is only offering to foot a fraction of the bill. [More]