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Md. court: Lead-poisoning victims must show ‘probability’ of specific exposure

This 1993 photograph shows two masked workers removing debris from a bay window that had been dismantled by hand, demonstrating exterior renovation methods typically used on residences where lead-based paint was present. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention photo)

People claiming to have suffered residential lead poisoning must show a “reasonable probability” that they were exposed to the toxin at a specific home in order to get their claim to trial, Maryland’s second-highest court has held.

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