The $2.5 million lead-paint verdict that spurred a move to seize and auction vehicles owned by the Housing Authority of Baltimore City was reversed on appeal Thursday afternoon. The Court of Special Appeals said the case should never have gone to trial because the brother-and-sister plaintiffs, Antonio Fulgham and Brittany McCutcheon, waited too long to […]
In a victory for lead-poisoning victims, Maryland’s top court Monday struck down as unconstitutional a statutory provision that immunized landlords of older properties from liability if they met state registration requirements and offered $17,000 payments for the medical expenses of children at risk of lead poisoning. The Court of Appeals, in its unanimous decision, called […]
Two Baltimore lawyers have filed a class-action lawsuit on behalf of at least 75 families they say were poisoned while participating in a lead-paint abatement study performed by the Kennedy Krieger Institute in the mid-1990s. Thomas F. Yost Jr. of The Yost Legal Group and William H. Murphy Jr. of Murphy PA filed the suit […]
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The courthouse doors are closed to an alleged victim of childhood lead-paint poisoning who failed to notify the Housing Authority of Baltimore City within 180 days after being diagnosed with an elevated blood lead level, a Maryland appeals court has held. In its 3-0 decision, the Court of Special Appeals upheld Baltimore City Circuit Judge […]