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Tag Archives: lead paint

Lead-paint plaintiff can prove source of exposure by circumstantial evidence

The source of lead paint exposure can be established through circumstantial evidence, without expert testimony, the Court of Appeals held Friday.

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Baltimore landlord sentenced for lead-paint violations

A landlord who manages about 175 rental units throughout Baltimore has been sentenced to a year in prison for lead-paint violations. Federal officials say 69-year-old Cephus R. Murrell of Catonsville was sentenced Wednesday to a year and a day in ...

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New lead-paint verdict adds to HABC’s tab

A Baltimore City Circuit Court jury last week awarded nearly $1.3 million to a 17-year-old girl for brain damage caused by lead-based paint in the city-owned home where she lived from birth until age 2. The award to Amafica Woodland ...

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Realities of Real Estate: Ruling on lead paint law rocks the rental market

When anyone purchases or rents a place to live; above all, they want it to be safe. Our home is our refuge, and it’s important to be aware of anything that could challenge our security or sense of well-being. Those ...

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Lead-paint plaintiffs claim Housing Authority is stalling

The bitter legal feud over unpaid damages for lead-paint poisoning victims by the Housing Authority of Baltimore City is heating up. Wednesday, attorneys for two plaintiffs filed a motion in Baltimore City Circuit Court claiming the HABC was “attempting to ...

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