Court of Appeals rejects expert testimony linking lead exposure, ADHD

Maryland's top court has vacated a $1.4 million lead-paint verdict after finding the trial court improperly allowed an expert to testify that childhood lead exposure caused the plaintiff's ADHD. The expert, pediatrician Cecilia Hall-Carrington, cited a recent report from the Environmental Protection Agency that concluded there is a causal relationship between lead exposure and attention decrements, ...

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