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Kennedy Krieger seeks dismissal of sibling suit over lead-paint abatement study

(Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

ANNAPOLIS – An attorney for Kennedy Krieger Institute told a skeptical Maryland high court Tuesday the research facility owed no legal duty to siblings of participants in its controversial 1990s lead-paint abatement study in Baltimore and thus cannot be sued ...

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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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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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Md. expands lead paint testing of children

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)

State and federal officials Monday announced an expansion of lead paint testing in Maryland that will include all children 2 years old and younger regardless of where they live. Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford and Dr. Howard Haft, deputy secretary of ...

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