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Jury finds Kennedy Krieger liable for lead exposure for study participant’s sibling

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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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Kennedy Krieger Institute leader to retire this year

Project HEAL, an effort of the Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities at Baltimore’s Kennedy Krieger Institute, provides legal services for children with both intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. Several local law firms perform pro bono work with the program. (File photo)

Dr. Gary W. Goldstein, president and CEO of the Kennedy Krieger Institute, will retire later this year, the institute announced Monday. Goldstein has led the Baltimore-based institute for 30 years and will retire once a successor has been named. Kennedy ...

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

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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

Project HEAL, an effort of the Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities at Baltimore’s Kennedy Krieger Institute, provides legal services for children with both intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. Several local law firms perform pro bono work with the program. (File photo)

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

A worker wearing a protective mask and suit prepares a painted surface for wet scraping by first saturating it with water. Wet methods offered the best control of airborne lead levels, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention photo)

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

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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Krieger recognized as Duchenne care center

Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy has named Baltimore’s Kennedy Krieger Institute as the country’s fifth Certified Duchenne Care Center. The designation recognizes Krieger’s efforts to improve care for people living with Duchenne, the most common fatal genetic disorder diagnosed in childhood. ...

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