Attorneys for employees who claim mold at the downtown Fort Lauderdale, Fla., courthouse has made them sick have given Broward County five days to respond to their lawsuit or risk a default judgment.

Plaintiffs attorney Robert McKee of Krupnick Campbell Malone Buser Slama Hancock Liberman & McKee in Fort Lauderdale faxed a two-sentence letter to the county attorney Monday, saying he would move for default in five days unless an answer to the March complaint is filed promptly.