Lead Paint Poisoning News

How Long Does It Take to Settle a Lead Poisoning Case?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Lead Paint Poisoning Mar 17, 2020

Lead exposure often happens due to exterior and interior paint in older homes, but can come from different areas as well, leading to long-term health effects. Pursing a claim can take some time. Below, our Maryland lead paint poisoning attorneys explain…

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How Do I Know If I Have a Lead Poisoning Claim?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Lead Paint Poisoning Jan 23, 2020

Maryland is home to a number of beautiful, historic buildings. However, many of these homes built prior to the 1970s contain lead, a highly toxic metal that poses a serious risk for residents, especially young children. If you or a family member has…

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What Are the Long-Term Health Effects from Lead Paint Exposure?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Lead Paint Poisoning Dec 12, 2019

Although lead-based paint was once widely used in households and buildings built before 1978, lead can still be found in batteries, cosmetics and jewelry. Lead poisoning can lead to several long-term health effects that may require extensive medical treatment…

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Reducing Lead Hazards During a Home Renovation or Remodel

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Lead Paint Poisoning Oct 30, 2019

Lead poisoning is a serious risk to families living in an older home. If you are planning to renovate or remodel a home that has lead in it, it is important that you take steps to reduce possible lead hazards. If you are concerned about lead in your…

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Preventing Lead Paint Exposure in Children

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Lead Paint Poisoning Oct 04, 2019

Ingestion or skin contact with lead paint can cause serious health risks to children. It is important to learn where a child can come into contact with this harmful substance and limit exposure if possible. Prevention starts through learning what has…

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How an Attorney May Build a Lead Paint Poisoning Case

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Lead Paint Poisoning Aug 13, 2019

If you have been exposed to lead paint and developed health issues, you may be eligible to file a claim for compensation. You must prove another party is liable for your exposure to lead to have a chance of obtaining compensation. Below, learn more about…

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Suing Your Landlord for Lead Paint Poisoning

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Lead Paint Poisoning Aug 02, 2019

Lead paint has been a major part of industrial and construction material and found in many older homes today. The particles in lead paint present numerous health hazards and victims may be eligible for a lawsuit if they can prove another party is liable…

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Signs of Lead Paint and Tests to Confirm It

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Lead Paint Poisoning Jun 19, 2019

Lead paint and asbestos are two substances that were very popular for a number of years before it was widely known they caused serious and sometimes life-threatening health problems. However, the odds of asbestos exposure occurring in a home built after…

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What are Your Options for Removing Lead Paint from Your House?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Lead Paint Poisoning Feb 01, 2019

If you discover lead paint in your home, your first thought might be to move as quickly as possible. However, it is also possible to pay to have the lead paint safely removed from the home to prevent you or your family members from being exposed to it,…

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Peter T. Nicholl Law Offices Secures $3 Million Jury Verdict in Lead Paint Poisoning Lawsuit

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Lead Paint Poisoning Dec 21, 2018

This week, our client Starlena Stevenson was awarded $3 million by a Baltimore City jury in her lawsuit over exposure to lead-based paint when she was a child. The jury award consists of $1 million in economic damages and $2 million in non-economic damages. Stevenson…

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