Lead Paint Poisoning News

The Dangers of Being Exposed to Dust From Lead Paint That Was Disturbed

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Lead Paint Poisoning May 13, 2022

There are various ways people can suffer lead poisoning, but the most common way is by breathing in or ingesting dust. Often, lead dust, such as from lead paint, is breathed in inside an older home that contained lead paint. The paint may have been disturbed…

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How Lead Poisoning Could Cause Long-Term Damage to the Brain

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Lead Paint Poisoning Feb 16, 2022

Lead is highly toxic to humans. In fact, there is no safe level of blood lead concentration. Even a small concentration of lead in the body can lead to severe injuries. While lead poisoning can lead to problems in multiple systems of the body, one of…

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Can You Live in a House with Lead Paint or Does it All Need to Be Removed?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Lead Paint Poisoning Jan 17, 2022

Lead poisoning is extremely dangerous, as it can cause severe health problems, particularly in children. Adults can suffer reproductive problems, cognitive issues and high blood pressure, while children could develop learning disabilities and impaired…

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Can Employers be Held Liable for Workers’ Exposure to Lead?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Lead Paint Poisoning Oct 08, 2021

An employer could be held liable if the victim’s attorney can prove the victim was exposed to lead due to the employer’s negligence. For example, your lawyer may be able to prove negligence by proving your employer violated federal laws designed to protect…

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Why it Can Be Difficult to Prove a Lead Paint Poisoning Case

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Lead Paint Poisoning Jun 15, 2021

Personal injury cases are often complicated, due to many factors (severity of injuries, disputes over liability, involvement of multiple parties, etc.). However, some types of personal injury cases are more complicated than others. For example, it can…

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What are the Medical Costs for Treating Lead Paint Poisoning?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Lead Paint Poisoning Jan 25, 2021

With so many old houses in the Baltimore area and around Maryland, there is a significant risk for exposure to lead-based paint. Much like asbestos, when lead paint is disturbed, it can chip away and become airborne. You could easily breathe this in and…

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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. Pursuing 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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