Members of the lead-paint bar will sit down with the committee overseeing changes to Baltimore City Circuit Court’s differentiated case management plan after attorneys raised questions about a draft of the plan at a hearing last week. Four committees spent ...Read More »
Having represented children in Baltimore city who are victims of childhood lead poisoning for the past 23 years, I was excited to hear about Gov. Larry Hogan and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake working together to demolish many of the vacant, dilapidated ...Read More »
Is it OK for an innocent little baby or toddler to be poisoned in their own home? I can’t imagine many (or any) readers answering, “Yes, that’s fine.” Yet every single day, multiple children in Maryland are lead-poisoned by deteriorated ...Read More »
Maryland’s top court on Thursday will consider and possibly vote on a proposed rule designed to ensure judges protect recipients of structured financial settlements from being exploited if they choose to sell them to a third party due to an imminent need for money.Read More »
The Maryland Department of the Environment says it’s sending out 87,000 letters to landlords who haven’t registered their rental units under a law meant to reduce childhood lead poisoning. The agency said Thursday the rule applies to rental units built ...Read More »
Circumstantial evidence can be used to show that lead was likely present in a home and poisoned a child, a Maryland appeals court has held in reviving a woman’s lead-paint poisoning lawsuit even though the Baltimore house where she lived as a baby was never tested for the toxin.
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