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Jury finds Kennedy Krieger liable for lead exposure for study participant’s sibling (access required)

A Baltimore jury found Kennedy Krieger Institute liable for the lead exposure of a child whose sibling was part of its lead paint study in the 1990s, marking the first time there has been a verdict against the institute for the ...

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Md. top court to decide whether siblings of participants in Kennedy Krieger lead-paint abatement study can sue (access required)

Maryland’s top court will determine if siblings of participants in the Kennedy Krieger Institute’s lead-paint abatement study more than 20 years ago can sue the institute for negligence. The Court of Appeals on Monday granted Kennedy Krieger’s petition for writ ...

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Hospitals now tap lawyers to fulfill patients’ legal needs (access required)

As health care systems continue to shift toward becoming comprehensive medical homes for patients, health care providers are increasingly incorporating lawyers into the team of professionals who are on hand to help people at no additional charge to patients. Roughly ...

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Kennedy Krieger win in lead-paint abatement study lawsuit affirmed (access required)

The Court of Special Appeals has affirmed rulings made at a 2014 trial in which the Kennedy Krieger Institute was found not liable by a jury for its Lead-Based Paint Abatement and Repair and Maintenance Study. The lawsuit was the ...

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Joe Surkiewicz: Project HEAL celebrates 10 years of protecting the rights of children with disabilities (access required)

As a clinician working on Kennedy Krieger Institute’s neurobehavioral unit more than a decade ago, Maureen van Stone saw the critical importance of advocating for children with intellectual and developmental disabilities and severe problem behaviors. So van Stone, now director ...

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